Steamers are great for steaming, naturally! OTOH, you can get the same result by using a double-boiler or any other pot with an insert. I've even used my regular cooking pot with a big strainer set inside it. Depends on how big a batch you're hoping to cook, I guess.
"Healthy" is the nutritional content of the food. You can get that by many methods. Rice isn't on my radar anymore, alas, so I wouldn't be using it for that. I do have a steamer; it has a couple stacking baskets. But I find it's more of a nuisance to pull it out and use it than to just put things in my steamer pot. I think it would be more convenient to use a multiple steamer appliance if I was making something with several components, though.
Depends on your plan for usage! More gadgets don't necessarily make for better cooking. Don't get carried away: I have so many thingies here I can't even get to them all. My kitchen isn't big enough to keep them out where they can be used easily!
...the problem with people these days is
they've forgotten we're really just animals ...
We did not create the web of life; we are but a strand in it.
We don't have souls. We ARE souls. We have bodies.
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