Cook the perfect turkey this Thanksgiving with this 'gem' of a food thermometer

Kate Mendonca
Shopping Editor
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One of the most stressful parts of cooking any Thanksgiving dinner (aside from dealing with relatives, of course) has to be the turkey. Is the oven temperature too high? Is it going to dry out? How do you know when it’s ready?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about creating a stress-free environment in the kitchen, it’s that the right tools can make all the difference. Whether you’re looking to step up your cooking this year or are just perfecting your craft, there’s one gadget that you’ll want to have on hand when cooking your holiday meals - the Habor 168 Cooking Thermometer.

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This easy-to-use thermometer ensures that your food reaches the correct temperature using a precise measurements and a clear display, eliminating the guesswork when it comes to figuring out whether your food has fully cooked through.

“This thermometer is a gem: intuitive, fast, accurate, and featuring large, easy to read numbers,” said one five-star reviewer. “There’s even a button to keep the temperature on display until you press it again.”

At only $13, this chef’s quality tool is an affordable way to simplify your cooking experience. Ideal for roasting, grilling, candy-making and more, the Habor 168 Cooking Thermometer provides a read in five seconds so you can quickly move on to your next task.

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Choose between celsius and fahrenheit displays, with a temperature range that reaches up to 300°C(572°F) for precise readings no matter what you plan on cooking.

“I used to barbecue steaks by eye and timer, but always had them slightly over or undercooked and always had to compromise,” wrote one Amazon reviewer. “This time, I used my usual time as a baseline and used the thermometer to get the meat to just the right temperature. My medium-rare steaks were restaurant quality. Love it!”

The only downside to this top-notch thermometer is that it isn’t eligible for Amazon Prime delivery, meaning you’ll have to plan ahead if you’re going to make a purchase in time for your holiday gatherings.

Habor 168 Cooking Thermometer

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SHOP IT: Amazon, $13

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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