Masterbuilt Portable elctric smoker V/s Analog Electric Smoker

Masterbuilt portable electric smoker gives you the unbeatable taste of smoked meats. It is perfect for smoking in smaller areas, however still large enough to cook a whole turkey or pork butt. It is available in different capacities and it generally has smoker features with two smoking racks and a collapsible tabletop design that’s ideal for you adventurous trips, camping, and fun.

The Portable Electric Smoker by Masterbuilt is perfect for smoking at home or on-the-go. However,  there’s room to smoke a whole of a turkey, slabs of ribs, or your favorite BBQ. Masterbuilt has made smoking simply…and portable. one has an all stainless steel cabinet. This one has all stainless steel cabinet. The controller is mounted in the top rear, which maybe not as convenient as the front mount on Gen 2 but so what… This one has a light inside the cabinet. The exhaust vent is on the TOP where it should be. The smoker did everything it was supposed to.

Masterbuilt has one of the best customer service department I have ever dealt with. they will work with you and replace parts as needed. Maybe Masterbuilt will come out with a Generation 3 smoker, with upgrade quality, and take the best from Gen 1 and Gen 2 and make a spectacular smoke.

Smoking meat is specific to an individual, to the meat getting smoked and for the people, it’s getting smoked. It largely depends on the grill, the meat piece, the spices being used and the kind of meat being used.

There are various ways to smoke, some swear by the local and convention way and some want to try more revolutionized and modern ways! The Masterbuilt Digital Electric Smoker is perfect for you irrespective of the fact whether you are a beginner or the pro. You’ll achieve competition-ready results in your own backyard, without the hassle of charcoal or propane. Simply plug this smoker in, set the analog controls, and it leaves it to itself! Masterbuilt makes smoking simple.

Smoke up to 60 lbs. of food on three chrome-coated smoking racks. Some of its other important features are:-

  • Easy-to-read temperature gauge
  • Removable wood chip tray, drip pan, and water bowl
  • Dual-wall construction for controlled temperature

Let’s see how can you start to use it, ensure there is no water in the water pan and it’s in place. Set smoker temperature to 275°F and allow the unit to run for 3 hrs. During the last 45 minutes, add a half cup of wood chips in the wood chip loader and with this, you complete the pre-seasoning process. Power off the smoker and allow it to cool completely.

(Note: Never add more than half a cup of wood chips at a time. Avoid adding additional chips till any previously added wood chips stop generating smoke. To know more on the same, click here)

To clean your smoker, use half portion of hot water and half portion of apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle and shake it well before using. Use a soft sponge. It is very important not to use harsh chemicals to clean your smoker.


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