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I'm a student in college who has access to a kitchen at times, but not all of the time, and when I do I have to sit in the kitchen with the food that I'm making - not like at my house where I can go around and do things that I need to do while my food is cooking. I have been making a lot of potatoes lately using the microwave that is in my dorm room and do want to purchase a rice cooker sometime soon (I heard that you could use it to make sweet potatoes?) but my question is - should I avoid potatoes all together if i have to use the microwave? Sometimes I don't have enough fresh fruit to eat so I simply use potatoes. 

Thoughts? 

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the nuke-ro-wave is not an ideal cooking implement, but it sure beats going hungry.  Use it until you get something better.  

Yes, a rice cooker should be able to make taters, with some water in the bottom of course.  Might consider getting a steamer rack to fit inside unless it comes with one.  One consideration is that most are made of aluminum which isn't the greatest metal on which to cook.  

Might also look into the capabilities of a crock pot.  

Depending on your weather, you could also science experiment yourself a solar cooker.  Many vids on are youtube on various methods, most just utilizing what would otherwise be junk or just needing a few dollars in investment.  

Go Windlord,

Build the solar cooker. You have just inspired me to put up or shut up - re to previous post. Now I am thinking my Christmas Santa Claus wish list might just have to be amended to include some welding being gifted by my son.

After thought: I suppose you can still burn and over cook things in a solar cooker?

Any one used or using one?

I haven't personally practiced with one yet.  I'm not sure about how long something can stay in the pot without over cooking, though it seems foods can stay in there all day and still be fine when ready to eat in the eve from the little I've heard.  

Microwaved potatoes are better than no potatoes, though I would suggest steaming them if you can. 

A rice cooker is great if you're living in a college dorm. Or even if you're not it is an almost essential appliance for a high carb vegan.

I have a steamer in my dorm room and it's fantastic. I use it every day. Makes rice, sweet potatoes, winter squash etc. HIGHLY recommend getting one.

Great links!  dispelling the myth that microwaving your food is somehow worse than boiling or steaming.  Not necessarily so!

I agree with those who said that microwaved potatoes are better than no potatoes and going hungry! I also have that same problem that I have to wait in the kitchen for my food to cook.. it's kind of annoying honestly. Just curious, but why don't you have access to your kitchen at all times? 

I'm at college and don't have the type of schedule that allows me to be in the kitchen whenever I want to be.

I have a rice cooker that also steams veggies, you might want to invest in something like that! It is small and wasn't expensive I don't think (it was a gift).

you can make both rice and potatoes, as well as some gf pastas in a crock pot! That way you are cooking on ceramic not metal.

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