October 22, 2013 in The Cultures and Equipment We Keep
Note from Shannon: Please welcome Suzanne, Cultures for Health Customer Service Rep and Cultured-Kitchen Keeper.
For making cheese and yogurt, there’s no more important tool than your thermometer. There are more expensive digital thermometers out there, but often the basic thermometer does the trick just fine. It’s a good idea to test it periodically, just to be sure you’re getting a good reading, especially if the thermometer has been dropped or banged around a bit. If you are storing the thermometer in a drawer with other utensils, find a more secure spot for it, to prevent damage.
Here’s how to test and calibrate your trusty thermometer…