ThermoPro-TP01A-Instant-Read-Meat-Thermometer

Since many of us are still home, we decided to do some digging to find useful products to help stay productive, occupied, entertained and fit while you’re At Home.

Cooking restaurant quality steaks to the absolute perfect temperature at home does not require a bunch of crazy equipment, experience or technique. We’re not going to deny that vacuum-sealing your meat and prepping it in a sous-vide won’t give you the best results, but we don’t all have the kitchen space for that. That’s where the reverse sear comes in. Cook your steaks on low heat (225-degrees in our experience) til they hit about a dozen degrees less than your desired internal temperature, pull them, then sear on a ripping hot cast iron pan for expert level exterior and Maillard Reaction. Unfortunately, you can’t perform any of these next-level operations with the trash stick-and-wait meat thermometer you use for turkey dinners, so you need something better like this ThermoPro Instant Read Meat Thermometer. In our opinion, this works just as well as the industry-loved Thermapen, but you can actually get it with Prime delivery in a couple days at about 10% of the cost of the authentic equivalent. The only issue is the fact this instrument is so precise you literally have no excuse to overcook a steak ever again.

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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.