These remote devices send temperature readings from a probe left in the meat to a digital reader out of the stove. This thermometer has a probe which remains in the food while cooking, allowing you to monitor the temperature externally without opening the oven.
An instant-read thermometer is the most effective at establishing when your food is prepared. The digital instant-read thermometers only needs to be used toward the end of the cooking time- they're not created to remain in the food as it cooks. The majority of them have to be placed simply a half-inch deep, which allows them to be used of on a wider variety of foods such as burgers, pork chops, steak and chicken.
When searching for the perfect thermometer, make sure to look for large easy-to-read dials, shatter-proof clear lenses and calibration options. Other options to keep an eye out for include dual probe, timer and remote beeper. If deciding on the right type of thermometer is giving you a hard time, check out the top 5 cooking thermometers of 2014!