Category Archives for "Meat Thermometer Advice"

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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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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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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