Category Archives for "Meat Thermometer Advice"
Why are you using that meat thermometer? I’m sure you’ve gotten that question before by your friend, the self-appointed Chef de Cuisine. You know. The person we know that seems to know everything about anything. These are the people that are quick to mock or chastise others for using devices that make our life easier. […]Read More
You might think that knowing how to use a meat thermometer properly is pretty straightforward. It can be. However, you would be surprised by how many cooks still follow outdated advice. Using a meat thermometer is more than just poke the meat once and you’re good to go. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not rocket […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More