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I have a Wolf 36" dual stove (electric oven/gas cooktop). It has a temperature probe that I have been reluctant to use, for no rational reason. Does anyone have experience with this and its level of accuracy? Will I get an accurate read on my turkey or should I just stick with my instant read thermometer? Thank you.

  • Posted by: phyllis
  • November 23, 2010
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gigiaxline
gigiaxline November 23, 2010

you can use both this time and then you will be able to verify if your "built-in" is accurate!

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pierino November 23, 2010

Go with the instant read if it's really "instant", like a thermapen. While I'm not actually an Alton Brown type gadget nut there are tools that at times can really help you out. I have a laser gun that tells me the actual temperature of the sides of the oven I'm working with. My previous oven was off by fully 25 degrees from the dial setting.

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phyllis November 26, 2010

Thanks. I used both and the probe and my thermapen were within five degrees of each other!!! The turkey was cooked perfectly.

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