How to Use Food Thermometers

I wrote a blog post about testing the temperature of meats to make sure they are thoroughly cooked. Now I will explain how to test temperatures. The first step is to make sure you are using the correct thermometer for the meat you have cooked. For most people, a simple instant read bimetallic-coil thermometer is sufficient. This…

Cook Meats to Safe Temperatures

Do you use a food thermometer when cooking meats? Doing so can help you avoid some serious food borne illnesses. You cannot tell whether meat is done or not just by looking at it. Also, do not assume that meat is fully cooked just because you followed the cooking time written on a recipe. The only…