A thermometer is a device or instrument used to measure temperature. In cooking there are different types of thermometers.
Types of Thermometers:
Candy Thermometer - designed for use with confectionery, for measuring the temperature in candy syrups, or tempering chocolates
Cooking Thermometer - an all purpose thermometer used to determine the temperature of prepared food.
Meat Thermometer -used for cooking meat.Knowing the temperature of the meat will help us know the doneness of the food cooked.