Blog - ThermoWorks at Home

Although we make tools for professionals, many of our products find their way into the hands of serious home users. This blog helps personal users fine tune their thermal experiences at home.

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Thermal Secrets for Crème Brûlée

Thermal Secrets for Crème Brûlée

French for “burnt cream“, crème brûlée is an elegant and ideal Valentine’s Day dessert. The trick to achieving a custard that’s smooth-as-silk is proper temperature control—and is much easier than you might think! With simple ingredients and simple steps, your crème brûlée can be a restaurant-worthy success. An instant read thermometer like a ThermoPop® is […]

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The Science of Melting Cheese: Game Day Nachos

The Science of Melting Cheese: Game Day Nachos

What game day spread is complete without a tray of loaded nachos? Well-suited for a snack or full meal, this no-silverware-required dish is a favorite for its lava-like, smooth-as-silk cheese sauce. When cheese is heated it often turns into a curdled mess with pools of grease. How can a full-flavor, liquid cheese sauce be made […]

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Thermal Tips: Chicken Wings for the Big Game

Thermal Tips: Chicken Wings for the Big Game

Chicken wings are the quintessential game-day finger food. This spicy bar staple originates from the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York. In 1964 Teressa Bellissimo gathered some chicken wings typically used for stock and deep-fried them for a group of her son Dominic’s friends who were at the bar. She flavored the crispy wings with […]

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Why the New Warning on the ThermoWorks Website?

Why the New Warning on the ThermoWorks Website?

You may have noticed there is a new header banner on the ThermoWorks website saying something about a “warning” (see above). We admit that it’s a pretty drastic step to add a banner at the very top of our homepage and wanted to take a moment to explain why we feel compelled to warn you! […]

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Grill-Worthy Burgers Indoors

Grill-Worthy Burgers Indoors

If snow and frigid temperatures have you spending most of your time indoors, you don’t have to live without juicy burgers with a crisp, seared crust that you normally make on your grill. Here are some tips for making great, not just good, burgers on your stovetop…   The Meat: Whether you grind the meat yourself, or buy it […]

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Thermal Tips for Key Lime Pie: National Pie Day

Thermal Tips for Key Lime Pie: National Pie Day

Today is National Pie Day—what a great excuse to make a brightly-flavored dessert to perk up winter blues! Key lime pie is easy to make with very few ingredients, and we have the temperature tips you need to be sure the flavors are on point, the crust is crisp, and the filling will hold a clean slice […]

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Thermal Tip: How To Make Applewood Smoked Bacon

Thermal Tip: How To Make Applewood Smoked Bacon

Bacon goes well with almost anything. You see bacon in everything from sandwiches to chocolate. We haven’t found anything this versatile treat can’t do! The art of curing meat dates back to ancient civilizations as a way to preserve meat for long periods of time before the dawn of refrigeration. Since then we’ve perfected it, […]

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Hot Chocolate Serving Temperatures

Hot Chocolate Serving Temperatures

Our Mayan ancestors never could have known what they started with their humble chocolate beverage. The earliest evidence of drinking chocolate dates back to 1900 B.C., but the Mesoamericans drank their chocolate spiced and cold, and typically only ceremonially or medicinally. Thankfully, Europeans introduced chocolate from Mesoamerica to sugar production from South Asia. Now both are […]

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Weight vs. Volume Measurement

Weight vs. Volume Measurement

  Cups, tablespoons, teaspoons…these are kitchen measurements we’re all used to; but so many recipes are measured only by weight, forcing you to either try and figure out the volume equivalents, or buy a digital kitchen scale. Professional recipes are nearly always measured by weight, as are many of the recipes that we use in […]

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Smoked Prime Rib Made Easy!

Smoked Prime Rib Made Easy!

It’s the holidays, and that means parties and good food. Let’s face it, we all want to impress our friends and family with our amazing skills in the kitchen and on the grill. Nothing is more impressive than Prime Rib. Relatives you haven’t seen in years will arrive promptly for Christmas dinner if word gets out […]

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