Multiple customizable settings for 15 different types of meat Includes stainless-steel probe on a detachable 42-inch wire Three distinct beeps signal that food is almost done, done, or overdone Includes 20-hour count-up/count-down timer Powered by AA battery (included) Electronic timer/Thermometer With its electronic precision, detailed menu, and intelligent system of signals, this Maverick thermometer/timer leaves other kitchen temperature takers in the dust. Designed for remote use with ovens, barbecues, fryers, and smokers, the unit comes with a stainless-steel probe on a detachable 42-inch heat-resistant wire. Its cooking menu includes four doneness levels and 15 different types of meat, ranging from beef and veal to ground turkey. You can pre-program the settings or customize their options, for perfect results with your favorite recipes. The unit’s large LCD monitor is easy to read and shows alert and current temperatures, doneness level, meat category, and cooking time. Using three distinct auditory signals, the device can be set to send signals when food is nearly done, done, or overdone. Other handy features include a 20-hour up/down timer, memory recall, quick start/quick stop timer button, and a simple Celsius/Fahrenheit switch. The unit can be made to stand up, hang, or attach by magnets and runs on a single AAA battery, which is included. --Emily Bedard
I was a little worried about getting this because it looked too nice (like a PDA), was inexpensive, and had no reviews to back it up.But the thermometer itself has worked great, is very accurate and quick to come to the right temperature (as good as my instant). I have regularly used it for the oven, in the grill, and on the rangetop w/o any problems.The extra features on this unit are great as well. All the saved temperature settings for various types of meat are correct, a..