Rice Cooker as Towel Steamer

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

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Photo by Andrew Mccaul

For an at-home spa experience, wet and wring out washcloths, fold in thirds, roll up, and steam in the cooker for about five minutes. (Transfer the towels with tongs—they're hot!—to a plate to cool a bit before using.)