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Common Mistakes To Avoid When Using A Thermometer:

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Common Mistakes To Avoid When Using A Thermometer:
§ Not calibrating thermometer
§ Not immersing entire sensing area into product
§ Taking temperature in incorrect location in the food product
§ Failing to stir product prior to taking temperature
§ Not using the appropriate thermometer for the type of food
§ Touching the surface of the cooking vessel or equipment
§ Equating air temperature with product temperature
§ Equating equipment thermostat temperature with product temperature
§ Failing to allow thermometer to level off
§ Failing to wash and sanitize thermometer prior to use


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4 Comments

aparna.priya's picture
hello milani, another some very nice and useful tips from your side...it's been great to know about these simple things. i believe, many people don't make mistakes while using a thermometer and this thermometer blog will surely prevent them from committing any further mistakes. keep posting!!
Prezi's picture
I think the second point is a common mistake we all tend to commit while using thermometers. Good tips!
Gadget.Lady's picture
Failing to stir product prior to taking temperature is more of me :).. neat listing of tips Milani.. Love, Lia
ifoodiee's picture
good info Milani...i am like gadget lady here..i forget to stir the dish before measuring the temp...always..checked out your site but it is not in english..do you have an english site?..