Good Thermometers For Frosting?

Baking By DangerousCupcake Updated 4 Aug 2011 , 12:31am by DangerousCupcake

DangerousCupcake Posted 1 Aug 2011 , 8:15pm
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I need to buy a new insta-read thermometer for frosting but there are so many out there now, it's tough to choose. I'm moving cross-country in a few months so I'd like to keep the cost under $20. (I'm trying on one hand not to buy anything new now, yet I know I won't be splurging for a while until we're settled, so I have this urge to buy everything now!) I did a forum search but didn't find a recent thread on this, and the candy therms aren't quite what I'm in need of.

Thanks..

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scp1127 Posted 2 Aug 2011 , 6:49am
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The instant read thermometers can be off calibration. The popular chefs use the Taylor with the glass tube, $20, Bed Bath and Beyond. If you don't have $$ to spare, don't go the digital route.

DangerousCupcake Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 12:31am
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Thanks for the reply! I visited the mall this morning and actually ended up with one of those -- sale/score! icon_smile.gif Just in time for my next order of cupcakes on Friday.

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