Product Review: CDN Floating Thermometer

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Today we have a product from CDN, the manufacturer of thermometers and timers for both home and professional settings.

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This little guy is their Floating Thermometer. Designed for sous vide, brewing beer or making custards and soups, this is the one thermometer that you want slipping into your pot.

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First the face. This is not for hot oil or other uses where you blow by the boiling mark. Simmering is the sweet spot.

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The probe is 1.5″ long. So you need to make sure you have enough liquid so it does not touch the bottom. Let’s test it out.

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When first put in it can bob a bit and if bumped can turn. It is easily turned back over.

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Starting water temp for the sous vide cooker.

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I had this set for 135 degrees. Both the sous vide cooker and the Floating Thermometer agree on the water temp.

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Making some turkey stock. This is the ideal thermometer for me to get it to and hold the correct temp.

My Take: Testing a thermometer is easy. #1 – Does it accurately reflect the correct temp? The CDN Floating Thermometer does just that. #2 – If advertised to float, does it? Yes. #3 – Is it sturdy? Also yes. Dishwasher safe and with a large bumper around the face, it will hold up in your kitchen. For those that need to maintain the right temp for liquids, this is a great choice. You can purchase it here.

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