4. Candy Making
There is a candy thermometer for this job. However, if you do not have one and you are making candy, why not use the kitchen thermometer for the task? It will still produce accurate readings.
5. Checking the Temperature of Pies
The temperature for a fruit pie, pecan, and pumpkin pies should be 165°F (73°C), 175°F (79°C), and 185°F (85°C) respectively.
6. Grilling and Roasting Chicken
You can also use your thermometer to check the chicken internal temp, fish, seafood, and other meat cuts.
7. Ice Cream and Pastries
Another use for your food thermometer will be when making the ice cream base. You can place the thermometer in when the custard is cooking to ensure that it is at the right temperature.
8. Candle Making
The grill thermometer can also be useful when candle making. It can check the temperature of the wax and make sure it is correct.