Orion® Cooker (853998001012)

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  • Grill Type: Convection
  • Fuel Type: Charcoal
  • Product Type: Outdoor Cooker
  • Color Family: Silver
  • Side Burner: No
  • Cooking Space: 398 sq. in.
  • Rotisserie: No
  • Grill Material: Stainless Steel
  • Cooker Cover Ace No. 8485310 Mfr. No. OCC-1 (sold separately)


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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (58)
  • Works efficiently (55)
  • Adds flavor (52)
  • Durable (48)
  • Easy assembly (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small gatherings (50)
  • Large gatherings (46)
  • Portable use (41)
  • For self/couple (40)
  • Indirect cooking (36)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Grilling enthusiast (37), Master griller (16), Occasional griller (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Smoker

There are many types of smokers out there and some will say this isn't a smoker at all. I'm here to tell you they're wrong. I've owned and used this smoker more times than...Read complete review

There are many types of smokers out there and some will say this isn't a smoker at all. I'm here to tell you they're wrong. I've owned and used this smoker more times than I can count over the last six years. This is tired and true. I've smoked ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, turkey, ham and beef brisket. All have turned out wonderful. Friends and family have told me that the meat was the best they've eaten.

Some complain that it uses just about a whole bag of charcoal and they're right, but think about it. All smokers use some type of fuel that you'll be paying for. The cost associated with a traditional offset smoker using coals and large pieces of wood will cost more than a $10 bag of Matchlight and a bag of woodchips that will last several months.

A few tips to help you out. First, these Orion cookers can be hard to find in stock. By one as soon as you can! Second, remember the food is only as good as the recipe. Good BBQ rub and meat preparation is critical to any good tasting smoked meat. Third, for ribs you can smoke up to 6 racks at a time. Always place a cooking grate at the bottom level or on the drip pan when hanging ribs. If a rack happens to fall of the hanger, it will be safely caught on the grate and will cook just fine, instead of falling into the greasy drip pan. Don't sauce your ribs before smoking. Only use a dry rub while smoking. A little honey and mustard if desired is ok, just remember the ribs are hanging and sauce will run off. Wait until they are done. If you want that competition look, you can sauce, butter and brown sugar your ribs when they're done and then wrap them in tinfoil. Place them in your oven on 250 for 2 hours to caramelize the BBQ sauce and sugar. Finally, remove the wire handles on the drip pan and tinfoil the drip pan for easy clean up. I like to tinfoil the bottom of the smoker too, for ease of clean up.

I have looked at other smokers out there and for the cost I don't think you can beat this cooker. You can't put a price on time and I don't have 10 hours to babysit an offset smoker while cooking brisket. I can fire off the Orion and come back 5 hours later to a perfect brisket. There is no electric heating element to burn out like some other smokers. I looked at several brands and they all had complaints of heating elements burning out or constantly blown GFI outlets.

One more thing to note. Complaints have been made that you don't get a red smoke ring with the Orion and for the most part they're right, but remember the smoke ring has nothing to do with taste. Without getting all technical, the smoke ring is caused by a chemical reaction in the meat and is affected by many variances such as how much myoglobin is left in the meat after slaughter, temperature spikes, cooking temperature, chemical reactions in the smoke, and humidity just to name a few. Don't be fooled that it's not smoked if there is no red ring.

This is truly a set and forget type of cooker/smoker. I don't write many reviews, but I felt it was time to write one for the Orion. This is one of the best household purchases I've ever made and haven't regretted it for a second.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Cooks well, but miss the crispyness~

This smoker reminds me more of a slow cooker than a smoker.
While it does cook very fast and well. It does not finish the meats to a nice crust. It adds a...Read complete review

This smoker reminds me more of a slow cooker than a smoker.
While it does cook very fast and well. It does not finish the meats to a nice crust. It adds a smokey flavor that for us was almost too smokey. We have done chicken, turkey, ribs and a brisket. All were cooked nice and tender. The chicken was browned from the smoke, but the skin was soft and squishy. Yuck! It was almost like it was steamed. There needs to be a way to release the moisture so the meats can brown up.
Overall, we will keep this unit. We are in the market for another smoker that cooks and smokes in a more traditional manner. We don't mind waiting for perfectly cooked food. Guess you can't hurry perfection.
Also, this unit uses a whole bag of charcoal. This can get pretty expense, if you just want to cook a diner for a couple of people.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Orion got it right!!!

By Steve

from Blue Springs, MO

About Me Occasional Griller

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Adds Flavor
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Works Efficiently

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indirect Cooking
    • Large Gatherings
    • Portable Use

    Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

    This grill was recommended by a friend... What a good friend he turned out to be. So happy with this purchase, everything turns out so moist, so tender and the time you save. Recently smoked 6 racks of St. Louis Spare Rib for the office... Reviews were off the chart, seasoned BBQ'er couldn't believe the flavor that this smoker puts out in such a short amount of time...

    Love it!!!!!

     
    5.0

    Best Easy Smoker!

    By Fishingmac

    from Hutchinson, Ks and Kimberling City, Mo.

    About Me Grilling Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Adds Flavor
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Works Efficiently

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • For Self/Couple
      • Indirect Cooking
      • Large Gatherings
      • Portable Use
      • Small Gatherings

      Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

      We already have one Orion and this will make our second one going to our lake home. We have a Trager grill and for fast moist and better smoke flavor this is superior to the Trager. We are selling our Trager. I was introduce to Orion from a family member and now most of our family has at least 1 Orion. I highly reconmend it. It's hard to believe how fast it cooks the meat from ribs in a little over an hour to a whole turkey cooked in a little over 2 hours. Be aware of the short cook times as they are accurate. Reconmend it to all my friends and family.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Bad Ars Smoker

      By Nate

      from Florida

      About Me Master Griller

      Pros

      • Adds Flavor
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • For Self/Couple
        • Indirect Cooking
        • Portable Use
        • Small Gatherings

        Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

        I'm a country man that has grown up on some of the best BBQ you will never taste. I've eaten wild boar smoked in a 80 gallon offset for 12-16 hours (more times then I can count) by master grillers. and many other meats some of wich you probably dont want to here about. I have also eaten BBq from all around the U.S when i was a traveling construction supervisor. forgot to mention ive smoked alot of meat myself with many different smokers and must say I love the flavor ,convenience and cooktime this smoker offers. the only thing missing is the crispy skin on some meats this is not needed but can be achieved easily in the oven in very little time, and is still shorter then a traditional smoker.

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Smoker

        By Cory

        from Nevada

        About Me Grilling Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Adds Flavor
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Works Efficiently

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

            There are many types of smokers out there and some will say this isn't a smoker at all. I'm here to tell you they're wrong. I've owned and used this smoker more times than I can count over the last six years. This is tired and true. I've smoked ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, turkey, ham and beef brisket. All have turned out wonderful. Friends and family have told me that the meat was the best they've eaten.

            Some complain that it uses just about a whole bag of charcoal and they're right, but think about it. All smokers use some type of fuel that you'll be paying for. The cost associated with a traditional offset smoker using coals and large pieces of wood will cost more than a $10 bag of Matchlight and a bag of woodchips that will last several months.

            A few tips to help you out. First, these Orion cookers can be hard to find in stock. By one as soon as you can! Second, remember the food is only as good as the recipe. Good BBQ rub and meat preparation is critical to any good tasting smoked meat. Third, for ribs you can smoke up to 6 racks at a time. Always place a cooking grate at the bottom level or on the drip pan when hanging ribs. If a rack happens to fall of the hanger, it will be safely caught on the grate and will cook just fine, instead of falling into the greasy drip pan. Don't sauce your ribs before smoking. Only use a dry rub while smoking. A little honey and mustard if desired is ok, just remember the ribs are hanging and sauce will run off. Wait until they are done. If you want that competition look, you can sauce, butter and brown sugar your ribs when they're done and then wrap them in tinfoil. Place them in your oven on 250 for 2 hours to caramelize the BBQ sauce and sugar. Finally, remove the wire handles on the drip pan and tinfoil the drip pan for easy clean up. I like to tinfoil the bottom of the smoker too, for ease of clean up.

            I have looked at other smokers out there and for the cost I don't think you can beat this cooker. You can't put a price on time and I don't have 10 hours to babysit an offset smoker while cooking brisket. I can fire off the Orion and come back 5 hours later to a perfect brisket. There is no electric heating element to burn out like some other smokers. I looked at several brands and they all had complaints of heating elements burning out or constantly blown GFI outlets.

            One more thing to note. Complaints have been made that you don't get a red smoke ring with the Orion and for the most part they're right, but remember the smoke ring has nothing to do with taste. Without getting all technical, the smoke ring is caused by a chemical reaction in the meat and is affected by many variances such as how much myoglobin is left in the meat after slaughter, temperature spikes, cooking temperature, chemical reactions in the smoke, and humidity just to name a few. Don't be fooled that it's not smoked if there is no red ring.

            This is truly a set and forget type of cooker/smoker. I don't write many reviews, but I felt it was time to write one for the Orion. This is one of the best household purchases I've ever made and haven't regretted it for a second.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome cooker

            By chefgeoff151

            from Boiling Springs, SC

            About Me Grilling Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Adds Flavor
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Works Efficiently

            Cons

            • Cleaning Awkward
            • No Deep Smoke Ring

            Best Uses

            • For Self/Couple
            • Small Gatherings

            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

            Awesome cooker! Amazingly simple to use. Cooks fast!! Guess I just have to live with the dirty sides of the main chamber. I've tried multiple ways to clean it back to bright (old kitchen habits die hard) with no success. Awkward to dump charcoal out of main cooker ring. Takes forever to use chute and opening to scoop and brush out.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My new Favorite way to smoke

            By Adam Belcher

            from Jacksonville, FL

            About Me Master Griller

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Adds Flavor
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Fast
            • Works Efficiently

            Cons

            • Amount Of Charcoal

            Best Uses

            • For Self/Couple
            • Indirect Cooking
            • Large Gatherings
            • Portable Use
            • Small Gatherings

            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

            I am from Kansas City and I miss the Smoked meat i had there, until now. I have smoked a full 16lb brisket in 5 hours and it was cooked to perfection. if you like smoked chicken, you can make it after work because of the time requirements.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Clean up tip for the Orion smoker.

            By Jerry

            from Northern Wisconsin

            About Me Grilling Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Adds Flavor
            • Amazing Results
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Works Efficiently

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Gatherings
              • Small Gatherings
              • Summer Barbeques

              Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

              We have given 5 Orion's to family and friends. Easy cleanup idea has evolved from the Orion chefs in our group. Spray Oven Cleaner! Use rubber gloves and lots of fresh air. Use garden hose to rinse.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Price and Easy to Use

              By Eeic

              from Jacksonville Fl.

              About Me Grilling Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Adds Flavor

              Cons

              • Uses Lots Of Charchol

              Best Uses

              • Large Gacherings
              • Large Gatherings

              Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

              I love it for cooking ribs. If your like me I like a little more smoke flavor so I do not use the drip pan that it comes with. I use a 9" alum. pan that not only makes for easy removal but allows you to put larger wood chunks around the pan for added smoke flavor.

               
              5.0

              I would recomend

              By chum

              from dewitt ia

              About Me Master Griller

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Flavor
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Works Efficiently

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Gatherings
                • Portable Use
                • Small Gatherings

                Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                Best smoker I have had

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great Price & easy to order

                By Jim Backyard Chef

                from Hollister, CA

                About Me Occasional Griller

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Works Efficiently

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Gatherings
                  • Small Gatherings

                  Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                  Make sure you fill the charcoal area's completely up to the rim. I tried and experiment, using only half as much charcoal and the cooker did not cook as well. When filled completely, it works perfectly.

                   
                  5.0

                  Awesome cooker-great for fast and good

                  By The White doctor

                  from Georgia

                  About Me Master Griller

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Flavor
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Works Efficiently

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Gatherings
                    • Portable Use
                    • Small Gatherings

                    Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                    U just load meat -lite coals & forget it!follow time instructions

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great smoker

                    By Mickey

                    from Blue ridge ga

                    About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adds Flavor
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Works Efficiently
                    • Works great

                    Cons

                    • Cost Of Charcoal

                    Best Uses

                    • For Self/Couple
                    • Indirect Cooking
                    • Large Gatherings
                    • Portable Use
                    • Small Gatherings

                    Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                    Used it to smoke fish and pork loin

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Orion® Cooker (853998001012) by Orion

                    By Moll

                    from Orlando, Fl

                    About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • For Self/Couple
                      • Large Gatherings
                      • Small Gatherings

                      Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                      This is our second one. We had to replace the first after about 7 years of use.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Set It & Forget it !

                      By Deep Sea Pete

                      from Va Beach ,VA

                      About Me Occasional Griller

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Adds Flavor
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Works Efficiently

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • For Self/Couple
                        • Large Gatherings
                        • Portable Use
                        • Small Gatherings

                        Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                        Set it & Forget it ! I have had my cooker over two years and have no complaints. It cooks & smokes perfectly !

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        AWESOME SMOKE flavor

                        By AL

                        from Jupiter, Florida

                        About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                        Pros

                        • Adds Flavor
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fast
                        • Works Efficiently

                        Cons

                        • Skin Not Always Crispy

                        Best Uses

                        • For Self/Couple
                        • Indirect Cooking
                        • Large Gatherings
                        • Portable Use
                        • Small Gatherings
                        • Turkeys

                        Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                        I've owned this Orion Cooker for years. First year I bought it, my wife made me buy 2 turkeys, 1 traditional (oven) and 1 for Orion Smoker, just in case. No one barely touched the oven turkey. The smoked turkey ran out. It''s been a hit ever since.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Best Smoker Ever!

                        By The Bird

                        from Noblesville , In

                        About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                        Pros

                        • Adds Flavor
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Works Efficiently

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • For Self/Couple
                          • Great Searing
                          • Indirect Cooking
                          • Large Gatherings
                          • Portable Use
                          • Small Gatherings

                          Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                          I Love to grille & Smoke all types of meat.
                          The Orion cooker by far beats all other smokers!
                          EZ to set up, give the same tender juicy fall apart texture in 1/4 of the time then traditional smokers
                          Cleaning is almost effortless.
                          I highly recommend this cooker / smoker!
                          You will not be dissatisfied

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          It doesn't get any better and easier

                          By Noel

                          from North Carolina

                          About Me Occasional Griller

                          Pros

                          • Adds Flavor
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Works Efficiently

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Indirect Cooking
                            • Small Gatherings

                            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                            Have smoked turkeys, chicken, ribs, etc. Sometimes more than one item at a time. One of the most notable success stories was a 15 lb. venison ham that cooked perfectly in 2 hrs. and 40 min. Using a home made rub and wrapped in bacon the flavor and texture was just unbelievable.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great Cooker

                            By Lee

                            from Cookeville, Tn

                            About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adds Flavor
                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Works Efficiently

                            Cons

                            • Uses A Lot Of Charcoal

                            Best Uses

                            • For Self/Couple
                            • Indirect Cooking
                            • Large Gatherings
                            • Portable Use
                            • Small Gatherings

                            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                            Watch the time and meat temp. It goes from not done to
                            very done in very little time.

                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Orion Cooker is the best

                            By JR Fresh BBQ

                            from CT

                            About Me Master Griller

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Set and forget
                            • Works Efficiently

                            Cons

                            • Cleanup

                            Best Uses

                            • Indirect Cooking
                            • Large Gatherings
                            • Portable Use

                            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                            I have used the Orion for about a year. I have been cooking BBQ for 10 years and the Orion is the easiest and effective cooker I have used. Load your protein in, light the charcoals, and follow the cook times. I would recommend adding a couple minutes on the cook times.

                            Cleanup is a little messy but worth it.

                            I never had anyone say they didn't like the product. Yesterday I received the "best ribs I have ever had" comment.

                            Recommended

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Stainless Wonder

                            By Duke

                            from Clover, SC

                            About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adds Flavor
                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Works Efficiently

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • For Self/Couple
                              • Indirect Cooking
                              • Portable Use
                              • Small Gatherings

                              Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                              Simple to use. Cooking times are fast and there is almost no variability in the finished product when using the cooking directions.

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Four year owner

                              By Green Nose

                              from Portland, OR

                              About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Adds Flavor
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Green Nose
                              • Works Efficiently

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Large Gatherings
                                • Portable Use

                                Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                I have so trusted the results for cooking Turkey, that I have prepared Thanksgiving four times including several other large gatherings during the year. Perfect everytime. Caution, alert the other cooks for T-Day what time you will be done. They never believe you and ask for more. Do not overcook, use exactly (7 mins/lb). Cooking longer doesn't effect the taste but the bird falls apart when removing if you add 10 mins for example.
                                Yes the skin never gets crispy but most crowds are now phobic about fatty parts.
                                Ribs are equally great and I even did a duck. I gave away the duck fat to a skilled cook who thought and rated it golden.

                                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Drip pan handle fix

                                By Fman

                                from Alvin, Texas

                                About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Adds Flavor
                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Works Efficiently

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • For Self/Couple
                                  • Indirect Cooking
                                  • Large Gatherings
                                  • Portable Use
                                  • Small Gatherings

                                  Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                  I have had my cooker for a little over a year now and I just keep finding things to cook in it...It never ceases to amaze me! It is a great excuse to sit in the back yard drinking a beer and watching it cook itself.
                                  I noticed a lot of comments about the drip pan and I wanted to add my two cents. If you cross the handles in an "X" pattern, it makes picking it up a lot easier...much more stable. You will have to press down the bottom grate because the handles will hit it when they are crossed, but they move out of the way pretty easy.

                                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  This is truly an "Idiot" proof Smoker!

                                  By TUNA can Dan

                                  from Lafayette,IN.

                                  About Me Master Griller

                                  Pros

                                  • Adds Flavor
                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Works Efficiently

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • For Self/Couple
                                    • Large Gatherings
                                    • Portable Use
                                    • Small Gatherings

                                    Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                    This is as simple as it gets! If you can't make great smoked food with the Orion Smoker, you just need to eat out!

                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    OUTSTANDING!

                                    By AtlantaFamily

                                    from Atlanta, GA

                                    Pros

                                    • Adds Flavor
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Works Efficiently

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                        The Orion Cooker REALLY DOES cook as fast as it says on the information with outstanding (and tasty!) results. It is fantastic!

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        What a pleasant surprise!

                                        By Turkey smokin' Jim

                                        from Deland , Florida

                                        About Me Master Griller

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Adds Flavor
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Works Efficiently

                                        Cons

                                        • None

                                        Best Uses

                                        • For Self/Couple
                                        • Large Gatherings
                                        • Portable Use
                                        • Small Gatherings

                                        Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                        First of all the box arrived with hardly a scratch. Grats to the Ace shipper. The cooker is absolutely beautiful. The fit of every part is perfect with no need for any "field adjustments." Although I have only cooked 2 chickens, which were cooked to perfection ,I can see nothing but great morsels of tenderness coming out of this cooker. My next attempt will be a fresh(never frozen)turkey,which is my specialty. I have smoked as many 4 in one day ,with one family having a permanant order for 2 for Thanksgiving whether I can make dinner or not. Some one from the family has come to pick them up. I will be happy to keep you posted concerning my progress.

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        The results are amazing.

                                        By Swifty

                                        from Central Florida

                                        About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Adds Flavor
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy Cleanup Stainless
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Works Efficiently

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • For Self/Couple
                                          • Large Gatherings
                                          • Perfect Tailgater
                                          • Portable Use
                                          • Small Gatherings

                                          Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                          Follow the directions and times and you can't miss.

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          So glad I purchased this cooker

                                          By Me again

                                          from Modesto, CA

                                          About Me Occasional Griller

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Works Efficiently

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • For Self/Couple
                                            • Small Gatherings

                                            Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                            The meat I prepared in the cooker was very tender, and took very little time to cook. Clean up is a breeze.

                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Great Product

                                            By trdnface

                                            from Arroyo Grande, CA

                                            About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Adds Flavor
                                            • Durable
                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Works Efficiently
                                            • Works every time

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • 1 or 25 people great
                                              • For Self/Couple
                                              • Indirect Cooking
                                              • Large Gatherings
                                              • Portable Use
                                              • Small Gatherings

                                              Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                              Very easy to set up and use. Made of stainless steel. Cooks like a convection oven. The food comes out juicy if you follow the time frame included with the cooker. Also has a great web-site with many helpful hints from other Orion cooker owners. No complaints.

                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              4 Years old and still lovin' it

                                              By Jeff

                                              from Irvine, CA

                                              About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                                              Pros

                                              • Adds Flavor
                                              • Durable
                                              • Works Efficiently

                                              Cons

                                              • Drip Pan

                                              Best Uses

                                              • For Self/Couple
                                              • Large Gatherings
                                              • Small Gatherings

                                              Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                              This is the microwave of smokers, and I don't mean that in a negative sense. The product quality to cook time ratio just cannot be beat. As others have noted, trust the cooking time guides and you will not be disappointed. Also as noted the cooker/smoker does not sear or crisp the meat. I like to take my ribs out when finished and throw them on the grill for a few minutes a side, particularly if I'm going to add sauce. Works great for everything I've ever tried. My only complaint is with the design of the drip pan and the skimpy handles. If you're doing an item for which you want the drippings (such as a turkey) it's very challenging to retrieve the drip pan from a still very hot cooker without spilling the contents. My neighbor grills a lot, and has an electric smoker, but when he wants to impress guests he borrows my Orion. I love it!

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              LOVE IT!!!!!!

                                              By JIMMEGA

                                              from Plympton, MA

                                              About Me Grilling Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Adds Flavor
                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Quality construction

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Indirect Cooking
                                                • Large Gatherings
                                                • Portable Use
                                                • Small Gatherings

                                                Comments about Orion® Cooker (853998001012):

                                                Have used the cooker a few times since I received it and I am looking forward to using it many more times. Best ribs and turkey I have ever had.

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