Black+Decker RC506 6-cup Rice Cooker & Food Steamer Review

Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker Review

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Black + Decker is an American Giant that produces many different products related to homes, offices, hardware, tools, etc. This company was started in 1910 in the US, and from its origin, Black + Decker provided the best quality products at an affordable price tag.

Black + Decker  serves the community by making budget-friendly products focusing on the middle class. As this company’s portfolio is very versatile, it also put its foot in the cookware market. This was a good decision by its management because they also make their mark in this genre.

Today Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker is one of the top best rice cookers in the world. It’s the simplest rice cooker with easy-to-use control, and it’s very simple yet elegant in design. 

 You will have the best ROI (return on investment)  on this product because of the least price of this rice cooker.

This review will guide you about the Black+Decker RC506 6-cup rice cooker so you can decide whether it’s worth it or not.

black+decker RC506 Rice Cooker

Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker Design:

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Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker has various same-looking versions of rice capacity, so there is no need to worry about rice capacity.

Black+Decker RC506 6-cup Rice Cooker is available in white color with a plastic exterior. The surface of the cooker is scratch-proof for longer life. Its structure is pretty vintage, inspired by the 90’s retro look of its predecessors.

Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker has simple control, with a cooking button only and not any fancy things around. Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker can cook up to 3 cups of uncooked rice, perfect for the student or a working person living away from home or a couple living in an apartment. The rice turned to 6 cups after the cooking.

The indicator lights are there to mention the cooking status. The upper lid is made of solid glass with a steam vent on it for pressure regulation and exits the extra steam to preserve the fluffiness of rice.


Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker Features:

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Despite its low price range, this cooker proved to be a sedulous member of the rice cooker family, which can’t be beaten by stalwarts of the market with mega price ranges. Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker has many features of expensive rice cookers in it.

Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker features are given below to decide its quality and price compared to the other ones in the market.

Key Features of Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker are as follow


Steaming food option:

The health experts say that if we boil any food items for consumption, that large amount of healthy nutrients present in it will be depleted, and this is unhealthy; here comes the good part of the story.

Fortunately, there is a method of cooking the food by steaming it with the hot water, not in direct contact with the food item instead, just pressurized hot steam will treat the food items and cooking them so the nutrients will be retained and preserve the healthy chemicals in them for the consumers.

Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker is able to steam your veggies, fish, or sliced meat in few minutes.   Just put the food to be steamed in the food-grade plastic steaming tray that is adjusted on the cooking pot and pour a cup of water into the pot. The steam produced in the cooker will bake the food in the tray in about 15 to 20 minutes.

You can also steam the food during the cooking of rice, so it will save the time and energy of the whole process. In return, you will have a moderate portion of a healthy meal on your plate.

This option is rarely seen in this price range, so it’s definitely a big yes for this Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker.

Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker


Keep warm function:

The food is cooked in this cooker with very ease and comfort, and the time for the whole process roughly takes about 25 minutes depending upon the type of rice grain.

Once the food is cooked, the rice cooker auto shifts to the ‘keep warm’ mode and this can keep your food warm for a while, so you never miss the freshness of the meal when you came to collect it.

There is a light indicator for this mode which tells that the warming mode is on.


Nonstick cooking pot:

The cooking pot of Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker is detachable and made from a nonstick coated material. This pot can withstand high temperature and pressure and prevents the sticking of leftover rice in the bottom after cooking.

Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker is dishwasher safe, and you can wash it easily after every cooking.


Cooks different  foods:

If you think this merely a rice cooker, then think again, this device not only cooks rice well but can also make different types of foods, either one-pot dishes, steaming the veggies and meat, and making desserts for your dinner. Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker is an all-rounder in its own right.

You can make oatmeal breakfast in it by following the cooking instruction in the booklet provided by it. A simple cake will sweeten your moments with family; yes, Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker can also cook it for you.

If you are a noodle lover or pasta is your love, this rice cooker can cook them both. Stews, soups, brown rice, sushi are also on the list of possibilities for this rice cooker.


Variants of this model:

There is a fantastic thing about this rice cooker: the existence of different variants regarding rice’s size and capacity to cook. Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker is available in 3 cups rice size,  14 cups size variant is also there for a big family party, 16 cups and 28 cup rice cookers are also there for the consumers.

Black+Decker RC506 Rice Cooker Accessories:

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  • Rice Spatula and Rice Cups made of food-grade plastic are there for your convenience
  • Cooking Booklet is also there to better understand this machine’s functioning.



Model Name



10 x 9 x 7.5 inches




3 Cup (Uncooked) 6 Cups (Cooked)


3 Pounds


Cooking Booklet, Rice Spatula and Rice Cups

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Total Score

Black+Decker RC506 6-cup Rice Cooker

Black+Decker RC506 rice cooker offers various innovative features and it’s perfect for making small family meals.



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