I have a "kill-a-watt" meter, very handy for determining how much electricity something uses. So last week I decided to see how much it costs me to run my electric smoker. Here's a picture showing hours & kwh used:

3 racks of ribs, mac&cheese, frozen corn w/ evoo S&P. No water pan this time.

Total smoke time (including warm-up) = 7 hours & 3 minutes

Total electricity used = 6.72 kwh

my cost of electricity = 12 cents per kwh

Total Fuel cost to cook ribs = 80 cents

value of home smoked ribs = priceless

3 racks of ribs, mac&cheese, frozen corn w/ evoo S&P. No water pan this time.

Total smoke time (including warm-up) = 7 hours & 3 minutes

Total electricity used = 6.72 kwh

my cost of electricity = 12 cents per kwh

Total Fuel cost to cook ribs = 80 cents

value of home smoked ribs = priceless