The Best Meat Thermometers for Grilling & Ovens
What's inside this article...
- The Best Meat Thermometers for Grilling & Ovens
- HOW TO CHOOSE
- Maverick Wireless BBQ Thermometer Set
- Oregon Scientific Grill Right Wireless Thermometer
- Maverick Wireless BBQ Thermometer ET732
- Maverick ET-7 Remote-Check Wireless Thermometer With 2 Probes
- ThermoWorks Cooking Thermometer
- Taylor 1470 Digital Cooking Thermometer
- Oregon Scientific AW129 Wireless BBQ Thermometer
- Polder Digital In-Oven Thermometer
- CDN Digital Programmable Probe Thermometer
- AcuRite 03168 Wireless Cooking and Barbeque Thermometer with Pager
Take the guesswork out of roasting turkey, chicken, beef, pork, whatever you want to cook in the oven or on the grill with our top picks for the best meat thermometers available right now.
Never overcook or under cook your meat again! Using a meat thermometer insures you that your food will be cooked to the proper temperature, resulting in juicy, tender cuts of meat every time rather than the dried out and leathery grub you’re used to.
Thermometers are a must have for any serious Grill Master or Cook. Cooking thermometers, meat thermometers, and barbecue thermometers enable you to cook your food to absolute perfection.
A BBQ Thermometer allows you to gauge the internal temperature of whatever you are grilling or smoking without opening the door or grill cover, which causes heat loss and additional cooking time.
Some thermometers are dual probe wireless which allow you to cook or grill two types of food.
Thermometers with alarms to signal cooking temperature has been reached
Remote control thermometers allow cooking at a distance. You can visit with guests without having to man the grill and miss out on all the fun of a party.
HOW TO CHOOSE
Each style of BBQ Thermometers serves a different purpose and has their own benefits. How do you choose which one is right for you?
Consider the following:
- Do you need an alarm to warn when temperature is too low when smoking meats?
- Will you be using the thermometer mainly for grilling and smoking?
- Do you favor a simplistic design with easy directions and has LCD displays?
- Do you want all the bells and whistles? Talking AND remote cooking and grilling?
- Do you need a thermometer which is pocket sized and able to take temperatures quickly?
- Do you have parties and want to serve more than one type of meat and need 2 probes?
There is no doubt, a thermometer will greatly increase you success when it comes to cooking or grilling any type of meat.
Maverick Wireless BBQ Thermometer Set
So it is multi-functional, which is nice.
Why have two thermometers? One for the smoker or grill and one for the oven, when just one will do! Temperature range 14 to 410 F. F/C Switchable.
The Maverick ET73 monitors food up to 100 feet away. A large LCD screen displays temperature and will beep when temp goes above or below programmed temperature.
Can use timer and temperature mode separately or simultaneously.
One probe monitors the smoking chamber temperature and the other probe monitors the food.
If you are cooking in an oven, of course you won’t need to monitor the oven temp, but you can if you want to make sure the oven works correctly.
The thermometer is very easy to use with detailed instructions. Probe is 6 inches long along with 36 inch stainless braided cable.
The 2 inch probe (to monitor the chamber or oven) has a 324 inch long stainless steel braided cable.
Both probes are detachable. Replacement probes are available.
Oregon Scientific Grill Right Wireless Thermometer
With a temperature range of 32 to 572 F makes it the perfect oven barbecue thermometer.
F/C switchable.6 inch stainless steel probe and 40 inch braided cord is detachable.
The talking wireless themometer speaks 5 languages, and you can program 8 entrees, with 4 doneness selections. It beeps 4 times when the food is done. Has up/down timer.
Maverick Wireless BBQ Thermometer ET732
Don’t let the name fool you, this thermometer is perfectly suitable to use in the oven.
In fact, I use mine more indoors than out on the grill. The opposite can be said of my husband, he is the BBQ’r.
The Maverick has great features to please everyone. Monitor your temperature up to 300 feet away.
Receiver beeps when temp goes above your programmed temperature. Count up/down timer.Temperature range 32 to 572F. Switchable C/F so you don’t even need to use an online temperature converter.
Replacement probes available. Cook in temperature mode or Time mode, you can use both simultaneously.
Unit can be used in smoker, grill and oven. Unit is also available in limited edition model which has the same features except it is in black color.
Maverick ET-7 Remote-Check Wireless Thermometer With 2 Probes
Program for type of meat and how you want it done, such as rare, medium, well etc.,
It will display the proper temperature for the food, but also gives you the option of changing the temperature simply by pressing a button.
Place the probe into the meat, and close the door. The alarm will sound once the temperature has been reached.
The transmitter sends a signal to the pager letting you know it is done up to 75 feet away. This is perfect for any foods that splatter.
The unit has 2 stainless steel probes and braided cable40 inches long. Switchable F/C.
ThermoWorks Cooking Thermometer
Made by Thermoworks, this is an extremely easy to use thermometer.
Simply insert the probe into your food, close oven door, set temp or time or both!
The probe is made of braided stainless steel and can be closed in the oven door.
Place the unit on a counter or you can stick it to the oven door as its magnetic. Once the food as reached set temperature between 32 F to 392, an alarm sounds to let you know its done.
The thermometer has a countdown timer, and you can use the timer and thermometer simultaneously, or separately. C/F switchable.
Probe cable can withstand temp up to 500 for a short term basis, such as for browning meat.
Replacement probes are available TW360XX. They are very reasonably priced and it may be a good idea to keep a spare handy.
Taylor 1470 Digital Cooking Thermometer
On/off switch. 332 to 392 F range.
Easy to program.
6 inch stainless steel probe on a 4 foot cable allows plenty of wiggle room.
Large LCD Display for easy viewing.
Oregon Scientific AW129 Wireless BBQ Thermometer
Temperature range is 0 to 392F. Switchable Fahrenheit/Celsius F/C.
Stainless steel probe 3.28 feet. Measurement includes cable.
Entree programs allow you to select type of meat your are cooking and 4 doneness selections.
Out of range alert.
The thermometer signals you when your food have reached its programmed temperature.
Polder Digital In-Oven Thermometer
Simply insert the extra long 43″ probe into the food you are cooking , and either set a time or temperature.
When either has been reached, an alarm will go off letting you know your food is done.
The temperature range is 32 to 392 F, and is switchable from Fahrenheit to Centigrade. F/C.
A memory feature saves the last temperature taken.
CDN Digital Programmable Probe Thermometer
Measures temps from 32 to 482 Switchable F/C. 24 hour count up/down timer.
Preprogrammed and programmable setting for perfect results every time. 5.5 inch stainless Steel probe and 3 foot cable gives you plenty of wiggle room.
Instant readout of internal temperature during cooking.
Alarm signals when done.
AcuRite 03168 Wireless Cooking and Barbeque Thermometer with Pager
Easy to use and nice LCD display, gives instant readout of food temperature as it cooks.
3 Foot stainless steel cord and probe can withstand temps up to 600F.
Has timer and clock.
AcuRite 03368 high heat thermometer can also be used for grilling, frying ovens and smokers.