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The Best Instant-Read Thermometers

We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competition. Is it still the best digital food and meat thermometer?

By and Updated June 13, 2022

What You Need To Know

If you cook or bake regularly, you should have a food thermometer. A good thermometer takes the guesswork out of cooking, telling you exactly what's going on inside your food. The old dial-faced ones are slow and imprecise: Digital is the only way to go.

We’ve highly recommended instant-read thermometers by ThermoWorks for years. In addition to being accurate, intuitive, and maneuver...