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Old 06-16-2006, 10:43 AM   #1
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Probe thermometers

Do you own a probe thermometer, and if not, why not?

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Old 06-16-2006, 11:06 AM   #2
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I sure do and I would never want to be without it.
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Old 06-16-2006, 11:58 AM   #3
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I own several thermometers. One, with a remote wired probe (Polder), a digital and an analog instant read (Taylor). They are always at hand as they have a lot more uses than you would immediately imagine.
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Old 06-16-2006, 12:06 PM   #4
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It was a great investment. When the probe isn't in use the other part is on ice box door doubling as a timer.
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Old 06-16-2006, 12:11 PM   #5
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This is the thermometer I really want now though.
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Old 06-16-2006, 04:34 PM   #6
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I use the Polder remote wire double probe with timer - loving it!
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Old 06-28-2006, 06:02 AM   #7
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I, too, have the Polder and love it.
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Old 06-28-2006, 07:13 AM   #8
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I feel much better about serving meat to my family since I got the probe. Also, it helps me to stop cooking at the right time. Great help!
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Old 06-28-2006, 09:58 AM   #9
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I wouldn't leave home without my digital.

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Old 07-16-2006, 06:58 PM   #10
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I have 4

and use a scanning thermometer at work, as well. All thermometers are good to have, as long as they are calibrated correctly, and often.

If your thermometer is digital there is no need to calibrate it. If not, however, you have to use the ice water bath method.
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