Now that you know the common mistakes to avoid when using the instant read meat thermometer, it is time we check on how to clean it properly. Usually, most of us will clean it in soapy water and that is it.
However, when we have used the thermometer to check the temperature for different meats including poultry, then we want the tool to be really clean. Besides, who knows what kind of microscopic and harmful bacteria might be hiding on the thermometer after all the poking? And since the thermometer cannot go into the dishwasher, how can we ensure that we have cleaned it thoroughly? Below are simple steps to clean the kitchen thermometer: