Category Archives for "Meat Thermometers"

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 Leave In Oven Meat Thermometers

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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How to Read a Good Cook Meat Thermometer

Good Cook Classic Meat Thermometer

If you have ever tried to read a Good Cook Classic Meat Thermometer you’re probably wondering, what’s with the different types of meat labeled at the bottom of the dial? The bottom red row has beef, lamb and pork grouped together. The upper black row has poultry and ham as a group. Well, it is […]

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The Best Inexpensive Digital Meat Thermometer

Thermopro TPO3 best inexpensive digital meat thermometer

You want the best inexpensive digital meat thermometer to buy. Okay, we can help you. We review a lot of thermometers. And we will tell you something you already know. You get what you pay for. There are a lot of cheap digital meat thermometers on the market that are pretty terrible. That being said, […]

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Where to Buy Digital Meat Thermometers

Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo Thermometer

Update: If you are looking to buy a digital meat thermometer and have more than 24 hours to purchase one, we’ve reviewed some high-quality, inexpensive ones from Amazon here. We’ve all been there. You have people coming over and you’re responsible for cooking a large piece of meat such as a beef roast. Part of that […]

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The Internal Temperature of a Turkey Burger When Done

Turkey Burger

Turkey Burgers have been gaining popularity in the last few years as a healthy alternative to fattier beef burgers. This lack of fat in the standard turkey burger also makes it very prone to drying out while cooking. This makes cooking turkey burgers extremely tricky. The difference between a moist delicious burger and a dried-up […]

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Frozen Shrimp Can Be Defrosted at What Water Temperature?

Defrosting Shrimp Cold Water

There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet about the fastest and safest way to thaw shrimp. You’ve probably read that frozen shrimp can be defrosted using running water, but at what temperature? Some sites say it’s ok to use warm water. Some say just throw them in the pan or in the […]

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Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo Thermometer Review

Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo Thermometer

Out of all the thermometers we’ve tested, the only one that meets our criteria of ease of use, accuracy, durability, AND at a reasonable price is the Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo Digital Meat Thermometer.  At around half the price of its closest competitor in terms of performance and features, the Javelin Pro Duo is a tremendous […]

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