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Jan 11, 2009 02:25 PM

thermometer help

Does anyone know of a digital thermometer that will alert not only when temperatures are reached on the way up, but also on the way down?

I've been inspired by the yogurt threads, and would love to have notification that my milk has dropped to the proper temperature.


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  1. You can program a Polder remote thermometer to beep when a certain temperature had been reached, so I don't know why you couldn't use it for this function.

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    1. re: Kelli2006

      You would think! But you can only program mine up, and not down. Alas...

    2. You're right Polder only does the rising temperatures. There is a thermometer that has a probe for food and remotely sends the temp to a base unit and does alert to either temperatures above a set point or temperatures below a set point. It is made by Thermor. I use it all of the time and I love it. It is perfect for monitoring cooling stocks and for homemade yogurt when you are waiting for the temp to go below 115 to add the starter. Here is a link to where you will be able to get one

      Good luck.

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      1. re: trouttr

        That link is hysterical! Looks like it was translated from Japanese using Babelfish:

        "This digital cooking thermometer immediately after probe cooks meats according to your savour unwavering - from rarified to intimately through with - exclusively of the guesswork...Program the immoral building block to the desired aim degree of heat..."

        Sounds like a good product, but I'm not sure if I should look for one at a kitchenware shop or an adult bookstore.

        1. re: Zeldog

          Ha Ha...It really is funny to read. "You tin (can) save vim (energy)" etc.
          Very entertaining.