[Sca-cooks] Candy Thermometer

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Dec 16 17:09:07 PST 2009

I really like my digital one. I bought mine through Betty Crocker I  
think so I've
had it for years and years.
Amazon sells one like it now.
(Reviews there are not very good but maybe they aren't taking care of  
them. I've not had any trouble
with mine.)
CDN DTTC Digital Thermometer, Timer & Clock.
The major feature is that you can set a temperature and it will beep  
when it reaches that desired temperature.
For instance, I'll set it to 302 degrees. It will beep when it reaches  
that temp and I'll pull the
pan off the stove to prevent overcooking of a syrup. Mine seems  
accurate. I have tested it.

I also own a mercury candy thermometer. I gather they still make them  
and they are still
available at places like Ace Hardware. It's not easy to connect to the  


On Dec 16, 2009, at 6:32 PM, Sharon Palmer wrote:

> I need a new Candy Thermometer and wondered if anyone had a model to  
> suggest.  I don't make candy often, and don't want to spend much,  
> but I'd like one that is easy to connect to the pan, that won't  
> break too easily.
> Ranvaig

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