Amazon shoppers say this $16 digital meat thermometer works 'like a charm'
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Depending on its bells and whistles, food thermometers can cost upwards of $100 — a costly investment for the casual at-home chef.
Luckily, Amazon Canada shoppers can pick up an accurate and versatile food thermometer for less than $20 — the DOQAUS Digital Meat Thermometer.
A must-have tool for BBQ season, scroll below to discover why shoppers call the meat thermometer their "favourite kitchen tool."
DOQAUS Digital Meat Thermometer
What is it?
The DOQAUS Digital Meat Thermometer provides precise temperature readings on a range of foods so at-home chefs can say goodbye to undercooked meals.
The stainless steel cooking probe measures 4.7 inches and has a temperature range of -58°F to 572°F (-50°C to 300°C). It boasts an accuracy of +/- 0.9°F (+/- 0.5°C) and is foldable for easy storage.
The meat thermometer can take accurate readings in as little as two to three seconds and has a 180-degree rotating display that will meet you at your desired angle.
An ideal kitchen and barbeque tool for cooking large pieces of meat, jams, candy and more, the thermometer has detailed meat temperature guidelines so chefs can cook beef, lamb, pork, steak, chicken, turkey and fish dishes to perfection.
What people are saying
The DOQAUS Digital Meat Thermometer has picked up an average rating of 4.6 stars and been dubbed a "favourite kitchen tool" by shoppers who say it "completely eliminates" the fear of undercooking food.
The meat thermometer is "amazing," echos another reviewer. It's "so fast, so accurate," and gives "such peace of mind," they add.
Fans of the device have given it a 4.7-star rating or higher for accuracy and how easy it is to use and read.
It works "like a charm," writes a third shopper. Adding, it's "very accurate, [has] large print," and has a "nice strong magnet" for storing on the fridge.
Despite dozens of positive reviews, some note the thermometer's battery came "dead on arrival" and had to go and purchase their own.
The battery "has not worked properly" from the "first time," wrote one user.
If you're in the market for a reliable and affordable food thermometer, Amazon reviewers call the DOQAUS Digital Meat Thermometer a "favourite kitchen tool."
However, before you head to checkout, some shoppers caution its battery came "dead on arrival," something to keep in mind when placing your order.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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