Great cooks use a Cooking Thermometer as their guide - NOT A Clock.
Always follow internal cooking temperatures to be safe!
Internal Temperature Cooking Charts - meat, poultry, seafood, breads, baked goods, and casseroles
A cooking or meat thermometer should not be a "sometime thing."
A cooking thermometer can be used for all foods, not just meat. It measures the internal temperature of
your cooked meat, poultry, seafood, breads, baked goods, and/or casseroles to assure that a safe temperature has been reached and that harmful bacteria (like certain
strains of Salmonella and E. Coli O 157:H7) have been destroyed.
Learn how to read and use an
Internal Meat and Cooking Thermometer.
Cooking thermometers take the guesswork out of cooking, as they measures the
Internal Temperature of
your cooked meat, poultry, seafood, baked goods, and/or casseroles, to assure that a safe
temperature has been reached, harmful bacteria have been destroyed, and your food is cook perfectly.