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Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker With SmartChef Technology Review

By:

Max Good

Read our review. Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker With SmartChef Technology is an insulated, double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features like SmartChef Technology which enables you to monitor and control this smoker from CB’s SmartChef App on your smartphone. This gasser gets our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal.

MSRP:$400.00

Published On: 7/5/2017 Last Modified: 2/25/2021

Cookshack SuperSmoker Review

By:

Max Good

Cookshacks are the gold standard for electric smokers earning our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Silver Medals. REad our review of their Super Smoker which is a mid-sized model with a 750 watt 7 amp heating element. Impressively solid, it is stainless steel and very well insulated so it does not get very hot on the outside.

MSRP:$1275.00

Published On: 10/7/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Cookshack AmeriQue Review

By:

Max Good

Cookshacks are the gold standard for electric smokers earning our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Silver Medals. Read our review of the AmeriQue, (French readers please note it is pronounced Ah-mair-ee-Q), which has a 1000 watt 7 amp heating element, with a temperature range of 140° to 300°.

MSRP:$1875.00

Published On: 9/30/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Smokin Tex Residential BBQ Smoker Model 1400 Review

By:

Meathead

The Smokin Tex Residential BBQ Smoker is essentially a clone of the Cookshack Smokette Original Model SM009. The SmokinTex has larger capacity, slightly more wattage, four wheels instead of two, five racks instead of three, it comes with rib hooks and a storage cover. We reviewed Smokin Tex and give it our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal.

MSRP:$595.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 3/2/2021

Big Chief Electric Smokers Review

By:

Max Good

We reviewed this inexpensive, electric smoker and award our Silver Medal. It is primarily used to make smoked fish, cheese nuts and meat jerky. But not suitable for cooking large BBQ items like brisket. Small and lightweight, fishermen love their Big Chiefs. It’s perfect for fishing trips when you have access to electricity.

MSRP:$160.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 2/18/2021

Old Smokey Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

The Old Smokey Electric Smoker is a drum shaped electric smoker that’s been around since 1953. There’s something here to love, but is it just nostalgia? Read our review. Be that as it may, many owners are nuts about their Old Smokeys earning our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Silver Medal. AmazingRibs.com.

MSRP:$124.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 3/2/2021

Cookshack Smokette Elite Review

By:

Meathead

Cookshacks are the gold standard for electric smokers. We tested and reviewed this one and award it our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal. The Smokette Elite has a 750 watt 7 amp heating element lets you cook up to 300°F. Impressively solid, it is stainless steel and very well insulated so it does not get very hot on the outside.

MSRP:$825.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 3/3/2021

Masterbuilt 30″ Digital Electric Smokehouse Review

By:

Max Good

Masterbuilt’s 30″ Digital Electric Smokehouse is loaded with bells and whistles. Read our review of this thermostatically controlled smoker that allows you to set cooking temp from 100 ° to 275°. All functions can be controlled and monitored with an included RF remote. We give it our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Bronze Medal.

MSRP:$430.00

Published On: 12/2/2014 Last Modified: 2/23/2021

Southern Country Electric Smokers aka Meco Review

By:

Meathead

Meco, the company that owns Aussie Grills, sold two Electric Smokers under the Meco label, but recently decided to rename the brand Southern Country. We reviewed this model and awarded our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Bronze Medal.

MSRP:$100.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 3/3/2021

Masterbuilt 30″ Electric Digital Stainless Steel Smokehouse Review

By:

Max Good

Read our review. Masterbuilt’s 30″ Electric Smokehouse is loaded with bells and whistles, but we’re not big fans of this model. They aimed to cut costs and it shows in the lightweight construction and 90 day warranty.

MSRP:$400.00

Published On: 9/30/2014 Last Modified: 2/22/2021

Masterbuilt 30″ Electric Digital Smokehouse with Top Control Review

By:

Meathead

Read our review. The Masterbuilt 30″ Electric Digital Smokehouse with Top Control, (also made with the Cabela’s label), is a clever concept, with flawed execution.execution.

MSRP:$230.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Char-Broil The Big Easy Electric TRU Infrared Smoker and Roaster Review

By:

Meathead

We reviewed Char-Broil’s Big Easy Electric Infrared Smoker and Roaster. The clever, innovative design looks better on paper than in practice. It takes up only a small footprint, but the same can be said of the other cabinet style, front loading propane smokers, and they all work better including the one by Char-Broil.

MSRP:$220.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Bradley Original Electric Smoker Review

By:

Meathead

We’ve heard complaints about the bisquettes sticking the feed tube. And one must ask, what if they go out of biz? Where do we get bisquettes then? On the plus side, Bradley has an active user forum and their staff are there to help. Still, after reviewing, we don’t recommend this model.

MSRP:$429.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 3/3/2021

Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker 725 Deluxe Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker 725 Deluxe is an insulated, Double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features. We reviewed this Deluxe model that has a window to look while you cook and a remote with LED display that lets you control and monitor the smoker up to 100 feet away.

MSRP:$300.00

Published On: 8/13/2015 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker 725 Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker 725 is an insulated, Double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features. We reviewed this model which features a programmable digital controller with an integrated meat probe that displays cook temp and internal meat temp.

MSRP:$250.00

Published On: 8/13/2015 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Bradley 6 Rack Digital Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

The Bradley 6-Rack Digital Electric Smoker is a front loading cabinet smoker with a patented “smoke generator” on the side. Read our review. The smoke generator burns proprietary wood “bisquettes,” puck like disks of compressed sawdust, and blows the smoke into the cabinet which has an electric cooking element.

MSRP:$650.00

Published On: 12/4/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Landmann Smoky Mountain 26″ Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

This value priced smoker will get the job done, but read our review to learn why electrics are our least favorite smokers. Without combustion from a gas, charcoal or wood flame, you just don’t good smoke flavor. Manufacturers use minimal ventilation to hold in heat: great for keeping foods moist, not so good for browning meat or crisping skin.

MSRP:$180.00

Published On: 12/4/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Bradley 4-Rack Digital Food Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

The Bradley 4-Rack Digital Electric Smoker is a front loading cabinet smoker with a patented “smoke generator” on the side. We reviewed this model. The smoke generator burns proprietary wood “bisquettes,” puck like disks of compressed sawdust, and blows the smoke into the cabinet which has an electric cooking element.

MSRP:$550.00

Published On: 12/3/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Pro Smoker ‘N Roaster PK100P Review

By:

Max Good

We reviewed Pro Smoker’s PK 100. Pro Smoker claims it can cook at a lower temp than most other electrics, starting at 60°F, low enough for smoking cheese without melting it and for smoking sausage without cooking it. It can heat up to 250°F: high enough for cooking the classic barbecue smoked meats like ribs and brisket.

MSRP:$1400.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 2/18/2021

Char-Broil Vertical Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s stripped down electric smoker is one step up from a box with a heating element on the bottom. Be that as it may, we like Char-Broil and feel they often deliver a little better quality and customer support in the value priced categories so this offering receives our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal.

MSRP:$190.00

Published On: 12/2/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Brinkmann Gourmet Electric Smoker Review

By:

Meathead

The Brinkmann Gourmet Electric Smoker is a cheapo painted steel bullet that comes in red or black. It has a 1500 watt heating element and lava rocks but, unlike the Meco or Char-Broil, there is no variable control or thermostat. We don’t recommend this model.

MSRP:$120.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/17/2021

Kamado Grills aka Kamado.com – OUT OF BUSINESS Review

By:

Max Good

This troubled company has been sold and the new owner claims he started over with a new name and completely redesigned product line.

MSRP:$0.00

Published On: 2/11/2013 Last Modified: 2/13/2021

Char-Broil Simple Smoker With SmartChef Technology Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s Simple Smoker With SmartChef Technology is an updated version of their Big Easy Electric Smoker. After testing Big Easy we were not impressed. Construction was flimsy and, as with most electric smokers, it didn’t produce good smoke.

MSRP:$300.00

Published On: 2/2/2016 Last Modified: 4/9/2021

Landmann Smoky Mountain 40″ Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

Although we feel flavor from electric smokers is inferior, many people love them, and for some apartment and condo dwellers electrics are the only option that satisfies their building and association codes. This model should be a step up from the typical low cost smokers you find in hardware stores,

MSRP:$575.00

Published On: 12/3/2014 Last Modified: 4/9/2021


Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker With SmartChef Technology Review

By:

Max Good

Read our review. Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker With SmartChef Technology is an insulated, double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features like SmartChef Technology which enables you to monitor and control this smoker from CB’s SmartChef App on your smartphone. This gasser gets our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal.

MSRP:$400.00

Published On: 7/5/2017 Last Modified: 2/25/2021

Cookshack SuperSmoker Review

By:

Max Good

Cookshacks are the gold standard for electric smokers earning our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Silver Medals. REad our review of their Super Smoker which is a mid-sized model with a 750 watt 7 amp heating element. Impressively solid, it is stainless steel and very well insulated so it does not get very hot on the outside.

MSRP:$1275.00

Published On: 10/7/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Cookshack AmeriQue Review

By:

Max Good

Cookshacks are the gold standard for electric smokers earning our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Silver Medals. Read our review of the AmeriQue, (French readers please note it is pronounced Ah-mair-ee-Q), which has a 1000 watt 7 amp heating element, with a temperature range of 140° to 300°.

MSRP:$1875.00

Published On: 9/30/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Smokin Tex Residential BBQ Smoker Model 1400 Review

By:

Meathead

The Smokin Tex Residential BBQ Smoker is essentially a clone of the Cookshack Smokette Original Model SM009. The SmokinTex has larger capacity, slightly more wattage, four wheels instead of two, five racks instead of three, it comes with rib hooks and a storage cover. We reviewed Smokin Tex and give it our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal.

MSRP:$595.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 3/2/2021

Big Chief Electric Smokers Review

By:

Max Good

We reviewed this inexpensive, electric smoker and award our Silver Medal. It is primarily used to make smoked fish, cheese nuts and meat jerky. But not suitable for cooking large BBQ items like brisket. Small and lightweight, fishermen love their Big Chiefs. It’s perfect for fishing trips when you have access to electricity.

MSRP:$160.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 2/18/2021

Old Smokey Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

The Old Smokey Electric Smoker is a drum shaped electric smoker that’s been around since 1953. There’s something here to love, but is it just nostalgia? Read our review. Be that as it may, many owners are nuts about their Old Smokeys earning our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Silver Medal. AmazingRibs.com.

MSRP:$124.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 3/2/2021

Cookshack Smokette Elite Review

By:

Meathead

Cookshacks are the gold standard for electric smokers. We tested and reviewed this one and award it our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal. The Smokette Elite has a 750 watt 7 amp heating element lets you cook up to 300°F. Impressively solid, it is stainless steel and very well insulated so it does not get very hot on the outside.

MSRP:$825.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 3/3/2021

Masterbuilt 30″ Digital Electric Smokehouse Review

By:

Max Good

Masterbuilt’s 30″ Digital Electric Smokehouse is loaded with bells and whistles. Read our review of this thermostatically controlled smoker that allows you to set cooking temp from 100 ° to 275°. All functions can be controlled and monitored with an included RF remote. We give it our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Bronze Medal.

MSRP:$430.00

Published On: 12/2/2014 Last Modified: 2/23/2021

Southern Country Electric Smokers aka Meco Review

By:

Meathead

Meco, the company that owns Aussie Grills, sold two Electric Smokers under the Meco label, but recently decided to rename the brand Southern Country. We reviewed this model and awarded our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Bronze Medal.

MSRP:$100.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 3/3/2021

Masterbuilt 30″ Electric Digital Stainless Steel Smokehouse Review

By:

Max Good

Read our review. Masterbuilt’s 30″ Electric Smokehouse is loaded with bells and whistles, but we’re not big fans of this model. They aimed to cut costs and it shows in the lightweight construction and 90 day warranty.

MSRP:$400.00

Published On: 9/30/2014 Last Modified: 2/22/2021

Masterbuilt 30″ Electric Digital Smokehouse with Top Control Review

By:

Meathead

Read our review. The Masterbuilt 30″ Electric Digital Smokehouse with Top Control, (also made with the Cabela’s label), is a clever concept, with flawed execution.execution.

MSRP:$230.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Char-Broil The Big Easy Electric TRU Infrared Smoker and Roaster Review

By:

Meathead

We reviewed Char-Broil’s Big Easy Electric Infrared Smoker and Roaster. The clever, innovative design looks better on paper than in practice. It takes up only a small footprint, but the same can be said of the other cabinet style, front loading propane smokers, and they all work better including the one by Char-Broil.

MSRP:$220.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Bradley Original Electric Smoker Review

By:

Meathead

We’ve heard complaints about the bisquettes sticking the feed tube. And one must ask, what if they go out of biz? Where do we get bisquettes then? On the plus side, Bradley has an active user forum and their staff are there to help. Still, after reviewing, we don’t recommend this model.

MSRP:$429.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 3/3/2021

Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker 725 Deluxe Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker 725 Deluxe is an insulated, Double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features. We reviewed this Deluxe model that has a window to look while you cook and a remote with LED display that lets you control and monitor the smoker up to 100 feet away.

MSRP:$300.00

Published On: 8/13/2015 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker 725 Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker 725 is an insulated, Double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features. We reviewed this model which features a programmable digital controller with an integrated meat probe that displays cook temp and internal meat temp.

MSRP:$250.00

Published On: 8/13/2015 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Bradley 6 Rack Digital Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

The Bradley 6-Rack Digital Electric Smoker is a front loading cabinet smoker with a patented “smoke generator” on the side. Read our review. The smoke generator burns proprietary wood “bisquettes,” puck like disks of compressed sawdust, and blows the smoke into the cabinet which has an electric cooking element.

MSRP:$650.00

Published On: 12/4/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Landmann Smoky Mountain 26″ Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

This value priced smoker will get the job done, but read our review to learn why electrics are our least favorite smokers. Without combustion from a gas, charcoal or wood flame, you just don’t good smoke flavor. Manufacturers use minimal ventilation to hold in heat: great for keeping foods moist, not so good for browning meat or crisping skin.

MSRP:$180.00

Published On: 12/4/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Bradley 4-Rack Digital Food Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

The Bradley 4-Rack Digital Electric Smoker is a front loading cabinet smoker with a patented “smoke generator” on the side. We reviewed this model. The smoke generator burns proprietary wood “bisquettes,” puck like disks of compressed sawdust, and blows the smoke into the cabinet which has an electric cooking element.

MSRP:$550.00

Published On: 12/3/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Pro Smoker ‘N Roaster PK100P Review

By:

Max Good

We reviewed Pro Smoker’s PK 100. Pro Smoker claims it can cook at a lower temp than most other electrics, starting at 60°F, low enough for smoking cheese without melting it and for smoking sausage without cooking it. It can heat up to 250°F: high enough for cooking the classic barbecue smoked meats like ribs and brisket.

MSRP:$1400.00

Published On: 3/30/2013 Last Modified: 2/18/2021

Char-Broil Vertical Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s stripped down electric smoker is one step up from a box with a heating element on the bottom. Be that as it may, we like Char-Broil and feel they often deliver a little better quality and customer support in the value priced categories so this offering receives our AmazingRibs.com Silver Medal.

MSRP:$190.00

Published On: 12/2/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Brinkmann Gourmet Electric Smoker Review

By:

Meathead

The Brinkmann Gourmet Electric Smoker is a cheapo painted steel bullet that comes in red or black. It has a 1500 watt heating element and lava rocks but, unlike the Meco or Char-Broil, there is no variable control or thermostat. We don’t recommend this model.

MSRP:$120.00

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/17/2021

Kamado Grills aka Kamado.com – OUT OF BUSINESS Review

By:

Max Good

This troubled company has been sold and the new owner claims he started over with a new name and completely redesigned product line.

MSRP:$0.00

Published On: 2/11/2013 Last Modified: 2/13/2021

Char-Broil Simple Smoker With SmartChef Technology Review

By:

Max Good

Char-Broil’s Simple Smoker With SmartChef Technology is an updated version of their Big Easy Electric Smoker. After testing Big Easy we were not impressed. Construction was flimsy and, as with most electric smokers, it didn’t produce good smoke.

MSRP:$300.00

Published On: 2/2/2016 Last Modified: 4/9/2021

Landmann Smoky Mountain 40″ Electric Smoker Review

By:

Max Good

Although we feel flavor from electric smokers is inferior, many people love them, and for some apartment and condo dwellers electrics are the only option that satisfies their building and association codes. This model should be a step up from the typical low cost smokers you find in hardware stores,

MSRP:$575.00

Published On: 12/3/2014 Last Modified: 4/9/2021

Published On: 12/23/2020 Last Modified: 7/16/2021


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Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5″ x 29.5″ footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.
Click here for our review on this unique smoker


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Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

ThermoWorks’ Thermapen ONE provides an accurate reading in one second or less. The ONE also includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight, rotating display, and water resistant seals. Don’t accept cheap substitutes.
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Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker


Green Mountain’s portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it’s also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One


The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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Char-Broil’s Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you’re off to the party! Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

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Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

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With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.
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