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Zavor LUX LCD : ZSELL02 Multi-Cooker

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Pressure cooking

Pressure cooking

This score reflects the results using the pressure cook setting for our ribs and chili & beans recipes. Dry beans were used in our chili test. High scores indicate more tender meat for the ribs in about an hour (including preheat and steam release); and tender meat and beans in about an hour for the chili.

 /  5
Slow cooking

Slow cooking

This score reflects the results using the slow cook setting for our beef stew and chili & beans recipes. Dry beans were used in our chili test. High scores indicate more tender meat and vegetables at the end of 5 hours for the stew; and tender meat and beans at the end of 7 hours for the chili.

 /  5
Rice cooking

Rice cooking

This score reflects the results of cooking 1 cup of dry white rice using the rice setting.

 /  5
Steaming

Steaming

This score reflects the results of steaming 1/2 pound each of broccoli florets and baby carrots. High scores indicate the broccoli florets and carrots were firm but not mushy.

 /  5
Sautéing

Sautéing

This score reflects the results of sautéing onions using the sauté setting.

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

Convenience indicates clarity of controls, ease of programming and cleaning (of both the exterior and the pot), and the inclusion of helpful features.

 /  5
Size

Size

Claimed capacity, in quarts.

 /  5

About

The Zavor LUX LCD : ZSELL02 is part of the Multi-Cookers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Multi-Cookers models like the LUX LCD : ZSELL02 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Pressure cooking This score reflects the results using the pressure cook setting for our ribs and chili & beans recipes. Dry beans were used in our chili test. High scores indicate more tender meat for the ribs in about an hour (including preheat and steam release); and tender meat and beans in about an hour for the chili.

Slow cooking This score reflects the results using the slow cook setting for our beef stew and chili & beans recipes. Dry beans were used in our chili test. High scores indicate more tender meat and vegetables at the end of 5 hours for the stew; and tender meat and beans at the end of 7 hours for the chili.

Rice cooking This score reflects the results of cooking 1 cup of dry white rice using the rice setting.

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