Like most new technological devices, these wireless thermometers for barbecuing are compact, wireless, and thus hassle-free. A standard bluetooth meat thermometer has three physical components- the probe, the cable, and the transmitter. The probe that is the pointy stainless steal stem is inserted into the food to check the internal food temperatures and monitor the ambient temperature when you grill, and even while re-heating, cooling, thawing, etc.
A good wireless meat thermometer helps detect the minutest change in temperature, ensuring the user that the meat is perfectly cooked. The probe is attached to the food to send the temperature information through the cable into the transmitter, which is then displayed on the app connected to your cell phone or tablet. In most cases, there is a display dial (could be digital or analog) in the thermometers for you to see the temperature if you're next to it.
As per the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), before using a food thermometer, it's important to read the manufacturer's instructions. Every manufacturer may have its own guidelines on how the thermometer must be inserted in a food to give an accurate reading. The reading is correct only if the thermometer is placed in the proper location in the food. If not inserted correctly, or if inserted in a wrong area, the reading will not accurately reflect the internal temperature of the food. In general, the food thermometer should be placed in the thickest part of the food, away from bone, fat, or gristle.
When the meat's internal temperature increases, the rod tracks it and the display dial displays it on its screen. When connected to your smartphone or tablet through bluetooth, you get notifications on the app on your smart device as well. Most of these wireless thermometers allow you to monitor your food's temperature even from 150 feet away. Some of them have a wireless range of upto 300 feet.
Once done with your cooking, the bluetooth meat thermometer
s can be pulled out of the meat, washed and stored until next time. USDA recommends taking extra precaution while washing the thermometers- Most thermometers should not be immersed in water. Wash carefully by hand. Also, thermometer probes are sharp and should be handled and stored with care.