Over time, with continued use, as a result of drops and other kitchen mishaps a thermometer can become less accurate and require recalibration to determine how far off the mark it really is.
The easiest way to test the accuracy of any thermometer is in a properly made ice bath. If you do this carefully, your ice bath will be 32.0°F within ±0.1°F.
Learn the five secrets and you will understand ice baths like never before.
Ever wonder why your thermometer readings are way off when you test them in an ice bath? It’s likely because…