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Meat thermometers

Taylor Weekend Warrior 806
 
Approximate retail price:
$16
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Type: Instant-read meat thermometers
About - Taylor Weekend Warrior 806

The Taylor Weekend Warrior 806 is part of the meat thermometer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, meat thermometer models like the Weekend Warrior 806 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Temperature accuracy:
To test for accuracy, we took multiple readings with each of the tested thermometers and compared them with readings from a calibrated thermometer. The readings were averaged and scored.

Response time:
Indicates how quickly each model adjusted to temperature changes.

Range:
This score reflects the span between the highest and lowest temperatures the model can register. A wider span makes the thermometer more useful.
User Reviews - Taylor Weekend Warrior 806
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(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
a kitchen essential
8/2/2013
Pros
Easy to read
Easy to use
Good price
Inexpensive
Cons
Best Uses
Grilled Meat And Fish
Comment:
We regularly cook fish, chicken or meat on our gas grill. This handy thermometer enables us to cook to a precise temperature. It helps us avoid over or under-cooking. It's pretty cheap and it works well.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(14 of 17 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Display eventually dies
5/30/2013
Pros
Decent price
Reasonably accurate
Cons
Doesn't Last
Best Uses
Testing Meat
Comment:
The display can't take the heat of the grill even for a few seconds. Ok in the oven.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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