My $300 rice cooker

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Growing up in an Asian family, I always used rice cookers.  I never even considered cooking rice in a pot (who cooks rice in a POT?!) until my late teens when my white friends cheerfully informed me that they *always* cooked rice in a pot.  I was aghast.  Rice cookers are marvelous inventions.  You just add a scoop or two of rice, a scoop or two of water (depending on the type of rice!) and hit...

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Being a good Craigslist buyer

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Recently, I’ve been helping a friend get rid of some stuff on Craigslist.  I’ve always been pretty good at selling things on Craigslist and for the most part, it’s easy.  Listing is free, browsing is free, and Craigslist takes care of anonymizing your email for you.  I like it better than eBay because it’s local and you don’t have to bother with shipping.  But at some point,...

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