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Old 08-17-2016, 09:04 PM   #11
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Instant read digital thermometers are replacing the dial type. They are more accurate, require no adjustment and are easy to read.
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Old 08-17-2016, 10:05 PM   #12
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I have a thermometer, but it takes a while to register, are you guys saying there is something that will give me a quick temperature?

Does it work in water? Meat? Meat that is in water?

Implications here are huge.

I mean I, like many cooks, have a meat thermometer, that I stick in a roast or a chicken to make sure it is above 155 but it takes a bit to register.
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Old 08-17-2016, 10:35 PM   #13
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An instant-read thermometer is a kitchen necessity, imo. It works in anything you can stick it into. I don't use my old meat thermometer anymore.

Here, take a look. I don't have this model because of the cost, but I'm thinking about it.

https://youtu.be/R4qJBOUkDKQ
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Old 08-17-2016, 10:45 PM   #14
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I have a Thermapen and love it. Especially the fast readings and that the sensor is just in the very tip of the probe.
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Old 08-17-2016, 11:11 PM   #15
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Digital thermometers

DH had a temperature. We couldn't find the people thermometer. I told him to stick the Thermapen probe under his tongue. It worked!

It works better for meat and such though.
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Old 08-17-2016, 11:23 PM   #16
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DH had a temperature. We couldn't find the people thermometer. I told him to stick the Thermapen probe under his tongue. It worked!

It works better for meat and such though.
I imagine it would. Some of my survival kits are based off old CDC packages and updates, and they have thermometers that would also work, but you wouldn't use again for food.

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I did not know a quick read digital thermometer was a thing.

Does anyone use one other than in candy making? I mean when I got a digital scale, which I once thought were only owned by my college dorm neighbor 'mike' who you visited before you went to the Grateful Dead show, it totally kicked my baking up a notch, am I missing out on something serious?

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It was not cheap, but I wouldn't give up my original Thermapen for anything. I've had it now for about 10 years, and if it ever dies, I'll pay the $90 to replace it with the latest version - it's that good. I can accurately measure the internal temperature of even a relatively thin steak, something that no other thermometer I've ever owned will do. It measures right at the very tip of the probe, and gets the measurement in 2 seconds or less.

Between my Thermapen and my Chef Alarm, I have just about all the kitchen thermometers that I can imagine that I'll ever need.
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RPCookin you are spending my next paycheck there.
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