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Masterbuilt MB20074719 Bluetooth Digital Electric Smoker
This smoker has so many great features. It is simple to use and has Bluetooth. You can even monitor your meal from your lawn chair using your smartphone. Not only does the Masterbuilt app show you the internal temperature of the machine, but the integrated meat probe lets you monitor the food’s temperature as well, so you’ll know when your roast is perfectly cooked.
Our tester really liked that you’re able to load wood chips in through the side of the smoker, so you don’t have to open the door during cooking. The smoker has a total of four racks and can handle up to eight racks of ribs or a whopping 16 chickens at one time, so there’s plenty of space to feed the family or cook for a party. The smoker is not recommended for use in mid-winter cooking as it can’t operate below freezing.
#2 Cuisinart COS330
This smoker comes with three chrome-coated racks that will never rust or corrode, providing 548 square inches of smoking space. The heat can be adjusted from 100 to 400 degrees, so you’ll have plenty of options for slow cooking or quicker roasting. The water pan and wood chips tray can be easily removed, making cleanup easy.
The two handles at the sides make it easy for you to move the smoker from one spot to another. Turn the dial to set the desired cooking temperature. Then let it run. The front thermometer allows you to check the temperature at a glance and ensure that everything is cooking as it should.
#3 Char-Broil Analog Electric Smoker
Char-Broil might be well-known for their popular charcoal and gas grills, but the smokers are also worth a closer look. This model comes with three chrome-plated cooking grates, which offer 544 square inches of cooking area. The dual door latches allow you to have more control and flexibility.
A temperature gauge is mounted on the front door. The smoker has carry handles that make it easy to transport. The aluminized steel water tray, grease cup, and wood chip tray are easily accessed from the front when it’s time to add more wood or water and when it’s time to clean up after cooking.
#4 Bradley Smoker BS611 Electric Smoker
Bradley smokers are well-known for their unique briquettes, which fit neatly into the smoker while cooking and require less cleanup than chips or pellets. It’s easy to see how many are left, so you can feed more if you want more smoke for your favorite smoked fish or a particularly long smoking session.
This model has four racks designed to be stable even when partially pulled out. checkYou can easily remove or cook food without worrying about it falling. You don’t even have to cook your food. The Bradley electric smoker can smoke for up nine hours without needing to refill with wood. The interior is all stainless steel, so it won’t rust and is easy to clean. Bradley also offers a similar smoker that has six racks for large parties.
#5 Smokehouse Products Big Chief Electric Smoker
The Smokehouse Big Chief Electric Smoker is a simple design. It has an embossed aluminum structure and a non-adjustable heating component that operates at 165 degrees. However, it can hold up 50 pounds of meat or fish on its chromeplated racks. Plus, you can choose between top-load or front-load options—top loading is often more convenient if you’re cooking large pieces of meat, as you can load it up in advance and then lower it into the smoker. Despite its simplicity, the smoker is designed for premium smoke ventilation. This gives food a rich, smoky taste and superior texture.
#6 Char-Broil Deluxe Electric Smoker
A product like the Char-Broil Deluxe Digital Electric Smoker will allow you to smoke hands-free. The digital control panel allows you to adjust the temperature and monitor your cooking time. The integrated meat probe will ensure that your food is not overcooked.
The Char-Broil digital electric smoker offers 725 square inches of cooking space on four adjustable racks. It can also be used to smoke wood chips for up to seven hours. However, our tester found that the unit often struggles to reach its max temperature: “We found that the Char-Broil sometimes struggled to reach its advertised maximum temperature of 275; it’s at its best closer to 225.”