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Old 01-11-2010, 10:27 PM   #11
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take it to the groccery store and check the temp of the packaged meets, apparently health inspectors love those things

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Old 01-20-2010, 09:22 AM   #12
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I received an infrared tempgun for Christmas a couple of years ago and I have been wondering how to utilize it in the kitchen. Thanks for the ideas. I'll use it next time I make fudge. Besides the skillet and oil temp, has anyone found other uses? Just curious...
you can make sure baked goods are completely cooled to room temp before sealing/packing.
also checking the temp of the uncooked side of meat while cooking if you experiment can find a perfect flip temp .... make sure your beer/wine is cold enough ... 32F before opening a bottle ....

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Old 08-14-2010, 10:46 PM   #13
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I have one and use it when I make yogurt,as long as you have a clear hit ( not reading foam ) it works great and there is one less chance of contamination. I also use it deep frying ,same caution on where and how you point it. I also have used it breadmaking ,water temp for proofing the yeast, and checking my fridges and freezers. I would use it making beer but I've done that for so many years that I know by touch what is going on.
Check the pitza stone before putting bread on it in the oven as well.
Hey ! I guess for me it is getting used alright,Plus you can check machinery for heat/cooling problems,which is the original reason I got it ,it doesn't relace an internal probe obviously but for the right process it is magic and it makes a real cool " Beep "
I know this is an old thread but the prices have come down alot this year

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