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When I use my thermapen

Doug in EggmontonDoug in Eggmonton Posts: 1,999
edited 6:29AM in EggHead Forum
I use it when I'm deep frying, I can go at 375 reheat to 375 and go again perfectly every time.

I use it when I'm binging something up to a simmer, quick heat to 185 slow down to 195 and simmer.

I use it to take my kids temperature, under the tongue (they do it themselves so it doesn't poke)

Of course I use it any time I'm cooking meat, poultry, seafood or potatoes.

I use it when I want to know the temperature outside.

I use it when I want to know if anything not on the list above is cooked through.

It is absolutely the most useful kitchen device I have ever used. I use it more than I use my stove or my Egg.

Just sayin'

Doug

Comments

  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,174
    Doug,
    We should keep this list going, and mollyshark can put it in her signature :woohoo:

    ...measuring water temp before adding to aquarium
    ...measure milk temp when rising and falling, for yogurt making

    btw, don't you measure water temp when brewing coffee?

    -Gary
    canuckland
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,174
    another one:

    ...use it to calibrate dome therms
    canuckland
  • Yes I do use it when I'm making coffee in the vac pot, not in the espresso it has a PID that does that work for me.


    Doug
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    I was a little apprehensive about sticking mine into hot deep fry oil, but it is wiithin the range specified. The probe sure stays hot for what seems like a long time after pulling out.
  • Used it to check the temps in my pool :)
  • I use it to check the temperature coming out of my air conditioning vent - is it hot in here, or is it just ME?
    It reads 66 degrees.

    Faith
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
     
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • Is 66 degrees "just me"? :laugh:

    Doug
  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    66, damn I would need a very heavy fur lined coat. It was 97 in my place the other night. :woohoo: And I loved it. :silly: :laugh: :woohoo:

    Tis my season here in the valley of the sun.

    Enjoy,
    Bordello
    I like it hot
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Ron,

    I've had my 'original' to just over 1,400* :pinch: :woohoo:

    Still rock solid, within a degree of the new one and the maveric. :P

    I don't recommend it tho :silly:
  • I stick the thermapen in the vent after I ask the question "is it hot in here?", just to check if the a/c is broken, or if I am just hot!! I got a new coil recently and the a/c guy told me the temp out of the vent should be 66 degrees.

    Faith
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
     
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Faith,

    I also put it on my thermostat to see if it was even close.

    Same temp :huh:
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