The Best Meat Thermometer for Every Type of BBQ

This image shows Eztemp BBQ Thermometer


When you're hosting a BBQ, the last thing you want is for your meat to be undercooked or overcooked. That's why it's important to have a quality meat thermometer on hand. Not all thermometers are created equal, though. In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of meat thermometers and help you select the best one for your needs!


This image shows Instant Read Thermometer


There are four main types of meat thermometers: instant-read, digital, oven-safe, and leave-in. Instant-read thermometers are the most common type. They're fast and easy to use, making them ideal for quick checks during cooking. Digital meat thermometers are similar to instant-read thermometers, but they often come with additional features like timers and alarms.

This image shows SNS Digital Meat Thermometer


Oven-safe meat thermometers can be left in the meat while it cooks, so you don't have to keep opening the oven door to check the temperature. Leave-in meat thermometers are also designed to be left in the meat while it cooks, but they usually have longer probes that can reach deep into large cuts of meat.

Now that you know the different types of meat thermometers, it's time to select the best one for your needs. If you're looking for a basic, no-frills meat thermometer, an instant-read thermometer is a good option. If you want a meat thermometer with additional features, like a timer or alarm, go with a digital meat thermometer. If you need a meat thermometer that can stay in the meat while it cooks, choose an oven-safe or leave-in meat thermometer.


This image shows Instant Read Analogue Thermometer

No matter which type of meat thermometer you select, make sure to use it correctly to ensure perfectly cooked meat every time! Here are some tips:


- Always preheat your grill, smoker, or oven before cooking meat.

- Insert the meat thermometer into the thickest part of the meat, away from any bone.

- Check the temperature of your meat often, especially towards the end of cooking.

- Remove the meat from the grill, smoker, or oven when it reaches the desired temperature.

- Let the meat rest for a few minutes before cutting or serving.


Following these tips will help you cook delicious, perfectly cooked meat every time! So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start grilling! And don't forget to use your new meat thermometer!


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by: Michael Wilkie