Category Archives for "Meat Thermometers"

Meat Temperature Guide: Is It Safety vs. Taste?

Salmon Temperature at 121 degrees Fahrenheit

Most decent restaurants today will ask you how you like your burger cooked. I usually order mine medium-rare to medium or between 130 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. The USDA’s recommendation for the safe serving temperature for ground beef is 160 degrees Fahrenheit/ 71 Celsius. How have I not gotten sick? Good question, and the reason for […]

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The Definitive ThermoPro TP-19 Meat Thermometer Review

ThermoPro TP-19 Instant Read Meat Thermometer

Can you buy a reasonably-priced thermometer and expect it to perform as well as one that’s twice the price? Well, until recently, you couldn’t. ThermoPro has changed the game with the release of the impressive Thermopro TP-19 meat thermometer. The TP-19 boasts a lot of features that until now were only available in thermometers double […]

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Kizen Instant Read Meat Thermometer Review

The Kizen Instant Read Meat Thermometer

I’ve spent a lot of time looking at meat thermometers, an unhealthy amount. That’s ok because I like to cook and I like things that make the job easier. With so many meat thermometers out there to choose from, how do you choose a good one? There are a ton of meat thermometers within the […]

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How to Clean a Meat Thermometer

How to Clean a Meat Thermometer

Food safety is the main reason to own a meat thermometer. Having a dirty meat thermometer defeats that purpose. It happens. Cooking can be messy, and your meat thermometer will come into contact with lots of contamination. Fortunately, cleaning a meat thermometer is pretty easy as long as you remember a few things to avoid. […]

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How Do Meat Thermometers Work?

Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo Digital Meat Thermometer

Why is it important to know how a meat thermometer works? Not all meat thermometers are the same. It’s important to know the difference because some types of meat thermometers are faster and more accurate than other types.  I will not only explain how different meat thermometers measure temperature but also how to use them […]

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How to Test a Meat Thermometer for Accuracy

Calibrating multiple meat thermometers in ice

When you are cooking you need to have tools and appliances you can trust. There is nothing worse than an oven or grill cooking hotter or colder than what the temperature gauge is displaying. The same thing goes for meat thermometers. I’ve seen firsthand what an inaccurate thermometer can do to ruin a $100 rib […]

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Smoked Beef Short Ribs Internal Temperature When Done

Smoked Beef Short Rib Done

Beef short ribs, when cooked properly, can rival any expensive steak in terms of succulent flavor. Short ribs are great when braised in liquid, but now my favorite way to prepare them is on the barbecue. If you’ve never prepared beef short ribs low and slow style on the barbecue you are in for a […]

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The Best Meat Thermometers for the Oven

The Best Meat Thermometer for the Oven: The SmokeBloq Wireless Meat Thermometer

When you’re preparing a large meal it is very hard to keep track of everything and have it turn out perfect. The most important part of the meal is the main entree. Nothing will feed a large group of people like a big piece of meat such as a roast or a turkey. But how […]

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