As of 2015, good meat thermometers include CDN ProAccurate, OXO Good Grips Chef's Digital Leave-in and ThermoWorks Super-Fast Thermapen Splash-Proof, according to TopTenReviews.com. Users of Amazon.com give the thermometers 4.3, 3.6 and 4.9 out of five stars, respectively, while The Good Housekeeping Institute also gives the devices favorable reviews.
Pocket-sized and made of stainless steel, the ProAccurate has a large digital display that can get a reading in six to eight seconds. Waterproof and shatterproof, the thermometer is self-calibrated and is ideal for outdoor grilling.
The Chef Digital functions as a thermometer and 24-hour timer, and has an angled easy-to-read digital display.
Designed for single hand use, the Thermapen has a pull out swing arm for quick testing and can read food temperature within three seconds.