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Instant Read vs. Leave in Thermometer

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Instant Read vs. Leave in Thermometer

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wstdonwiteout | | May 22, 2012 04:04 PM

I looked over some of the threads on thermometers and was unable to find anything specifically related to this question so I thought I would start a new one.

I recently purchased a decent leave in thermometer and i'm pretty pleased with it.

http://www.oxo.com/p-558-chefs-digita...

I just wanted to know if it is really necessary for me to have an instant read thermometer as well, or if I can get away with using the leave in thermometer for both purposes. Other then the fact that a leave in thermometer has a probe that extends away from the main unit are there any technical or functional differences between the way these measure temperatures?

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