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Now that the weather’s heating up, there’s one thing we can all look forward to: grilling season! I’m already picturing the backyard barbecues and the smell of steaks and burgers sizzling on the grill. It makes the cold weather (almost) worth it. But if you’re not a seasoned grill professional, it can be tricky to get your meat just right .
There is nothing, I mean nothing, more horrifying than biting into a burger only to find it’s undercooked—or worse, overdone. That’s why having a good meat thermometer can save your dinner. But finding one that’s both accurate, speedy, and affordable can be tough. Thankfully, right now one of the best meat thermometers we’ve ever tested is at one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen.
The Thermoworks Themapen Mk4 is typically a little too expensive at $100, which is really the only reason it did not come out as our top choice. Right now, however, you can save $20 on this impressive meat thermometer in yellow or blue on the ThermoWorks site, just $5 more than the lowest price we’ve ever seen. This model has high performance to go along with its high price tag. It can read temperatures in just 2 seconds and is the most accurate meat thermometer among all the models we tested—plus, loads of celebrity chefs and cooking personalities rely on ThermoWorks thermometers when they cook.
The Mk4 might be a little pricier than other options out there, but for the extra cost you also get a bunch of exciting features like an automatic backlight when you’re grilling at night, a 360-degree rotating display, and automatic on/off when you extend the probe.
It honestly would have been our winner if it wasn’t for the incredibly high initial price point. But with this incredible deal, the Mk4 is more reasonable of a purchase. So if you’re a grilling enthusiast, this sale may be the time to finally invest in this high-end digital meat thermometer.
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.
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