How to Choose a Candy Thermometer?

Answer A candy thermometer is an essential piece of equipment when making candies, toffees, chocolates, and other sweet treats. Choosing one that will meet your needs requires knowing a little about what ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Choose a Candy Thermometer

Does a candy thermometer&a meat thermometer measure temperatures in the same increments?

No. Dial or standard candy thermometers often have one- to five-degree increments due to the specificity of temperatures required in candy making. Meat thermometers generally range between five- an... Read More »

Can a Deep Frying Thermometer Substitute for a Candy Thermometer?

When making candy or deep fat frying, monitoring the temperature of the liquid is important. If something is under- or over-heated, it can ruin a recipe. The thermometers that should be used hav... Read More »

Can a candy thermometer be used in hot oil?

A candy thermometer is appropriate for use in hot oil. Many candy thermometers feature a stainless steel clip that attaches to the side of a frying pan and are capable of measuring temperatures up ... Read More »

How to Read a Candy Thermometer?

A candy thermometer measures the sugar solution used in cooking candy. There are three kinds of candy thermometers. The dial thermometer has a round face with a needle that points to the temperatur... Read More »