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Jul 18, 2006 08:43 PM

Does anyone have a thermometer whisk?

Like the one here:

Does it work well? And do you like it or find it unnecessary?

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  1. Take this with a grain of salt because I tend not to take temperatures of anything cold. But this seems unnessary. For most things that should be cool or cold, I think a "finger test" should be sufficient. If you need to know the exact temp, I think most meat thermometers will do the trick.

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    1. re: Darren72

      I was thinking for things more like candies, hot chocolates, puddings, etc.

      1. re: Katie Nell

        Hum... I guess I still can't think of why this would be better than using a meat or candy thermometer. THen again, it's only $25...might be fun to try.

    2. I, too have been curious about whether/how well this works since I first saw it. I got one from somewhere on clearance for $10 a little while ago (sorry, it's no longer available for that price), but I haven't had a chance to put it to use yet. I'll be curious to hear what anyone who's tried it has to say, and I'll definitely report back once I've tried it.

      1. If anyone else is interested, I found one for $9.95 on Crate and Barrel's website: I just ordered mine, so I will report back when I use it... can't really beat $9.95!

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        1. re: Katie Nell

          Word of warning to anyone who is thinking about getting this particular whisk... it is H-U-G-E!! I didn't really pay attention to the size when I ordered it, I guess, so I'm not sure if I will ever use it now. At least it was cheap!