[Sca-cooks] Candy Thermometer

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Dec 17 09:53:06 PST 2009

Like she says. I suspend it with a binder clip from the office supply  
or they sell those clips now that would work.
(Amazon sells dedicated thermometer clips, but Try a binder clip. Clip  
to the side of the pot and thread the probe through it. ...)

It dangles in the syrup and does just fine.


On Dec 17, 2009, at 12:24 PM, Pixel, Goddess and Queen wrote:

> Some of the digital thermometers have pot clips on them--that's the  
> kind you want.
> snipped
> So, a digital oven thermometer is fine, provided that there is some  
> way to suspend the probe in the pot without touching the sides or  
> bottom. Just tossing it in will most likly get you the temperature  
> of the bottom of the pot.
> Margaret FitzWilliam
> On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Gretchen Beck wrote:
>> Odd question -- how would one of those "inside/outside" digital oven
>> thermometers work?  You could stick the display at eye level out of  
>> the
>> steam, and use whatever means you like to hold the measuring tip in  
>> (big
>> bundle paperclip, for example, or just toss it in...)
>> This is all theoretically, of course, my candy making experience is
>> minimal.
>> toodles, margaret

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