The Emson Electric 5Qt Smoker, created for indoor use, is a pressure cooker and smoker that’s built within a single unit. It is designed to produce quality smoked food with results that are similar to those cooked in restaurants. Its built-in pressure unit can go as high as 15 psi, thus it’s up to 70 percent faster than traditional cookers. If you’re into all kinds of smoked food, then this is the perfect smoker/cooker for ribs, pork, beef, and chicken.
- Can handle up to four pounds of food
- Can be used to cold smoke cheeses and other food
- Primarily designed indoors, safe to use in the kitchen
- Has digital controls that are easy to manage
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Design and Durability (3.5/5.0)
By the look itself, this five-quartz electric smoker seems to be made of light-duty materials. Its outer shell is made of stainless-steel appearance with a cover that feels like aluminum. The cooking racks or stacking trays are thin and lightweight. They seem poorly soldered and difficult to clean from residue. I also observe that the racks are not well-polished, because they have some unfinished sharp tips. The unit is also quite small, thus it’s obviously limited in terms of food capacity. If you have a crowd to feed, then the seven-quartz electric smoker will be the better option. Meanwhile, the controls of the unit are easy to manage as there are status lights that indicate each active function.
Ease of Use (4.5/5.0)
This Emson electric smoker is very easy to use. You just have to put some smoke chips into the smoker cup, cover it, then pour water into the unit, lay seasoned food onto the rack, seal it, set the time, start the unit, and that’s it! Still, make sure to thoroughly read the user guide for your safety. As easy as it gets when smoking food, it’s quite different when cleaning it up. There are some parts in the smoker like the electrode that shouldn’t get wet. Therefore, extra caution and patience is necessary when getting rid of residue in the unit.
This unit does a good job in terms of smoking or pressure cooking food. It does produce tender and moist food in just a few minutes of wait time. Of course, it may vary for each type of food, so you got to play around with time. Otherwise, your meat will simply melt in your mouth if you spend more than the required time to pressure cook your food. The smoker also produces a good-flavored barbecue. Overall, this is an efficient pressure cooker and smoker.
This Emson Electric 5Qt Smoker is now reasonably priced at $169.99. The parts may not be that durable, but frequent maintenance is all it takes. The benefits and convenience that one gets from this unit is all worth the money.
- Efficient in terms of smoking and pressure cooking food
- Easy to use
- Price is very affordable
- Safe for indoor use
- Not sturdy or heavy-duty
- Would require frequent maintenance to ensure parts will last longer
- Not spacious enough
This Emson Electric 5Qt Smoker would have been a perfect smoker if only it’s made of durable and heavy-duty materials. What makes this product great, despite the design, are its benefits and convenience in terms of smoking or cooking food. It’s, therefore, still a recommended product.
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