This wildly popular digital meat thermometer is on sale for just $12 at Amazon — but only 'til midnight!

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Whip this out at your next barbecue and you'll feel like a hero. (Photo: Amazon)
Whip this out at your next barbecue and you'll feel like a hero. (Photo: Amazon)

With spring in the air and summer just around the corner, afternoon barbecues and beach clam-bakes are creeping into your future. But no one wants to deal with undercooked meat, or wondering if that swordfish steak is just right. A top-notch, easy-to-use digital meat thermometer is a must. And trust us: Once you use one, you'll be hooked for life.

Enter the ThermoPro TP03, a digital meat thermometer that's lightning-fast and precise. It's compact — about the size of a portable wine opener — and its fold-away design means it can slip right into your apron. And, lucky you, it's on sale for just $12 (its lowest price ever!) at Amazon, just for today. This nifty little tool is so popular, it's earned a flawless five-star rating from nearly 85,000 reviewers.

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

$12 $15 at Amazon

Meet your new favorite thermometer

The ThermoPro TP03 Digital Meat Thermometer has a high-precision sensor for ultra-fast readings — we're talking five seconds or less. It features a temperature range of -58 to 572 degrees F (about -50 to 300 degree C) and an easy-to-read 3.9-inch backlit LCD display.

It's a snap to use. Says a five-star reviewer: "...The design is very clever. Just push the red hinge button, and the temperature probe pops out. Open it all the way, and the probe clicks into place. Then puncture the food to be measured, push the on/off button, and voilà — you get a temperature reading in the blink of an eye..."

It'll always be within reach. Keep it on the fridge (it has a built-in magnet) or use the hook to hang it up. And don't worry about draining the battery (it takes one AAA); the thermometer automatically shuts down after 10 minutes of inactivity.

Fast, accurate and only $12! (Photo: Amazon)
Fast, accurate and only $12! (Photo: Amazon)

Not just for meat

The ThermoPro TP03 Digital Meat Thermometer is a versatile little guy. Use it for breads, coffee or beer, even candy, milk and liquids. Even pros are raving about the genius gadget.

"...Professional chef here, but sometimes like to slightly under-do things — this lets you know," shared a satisfied Amazon shopper. "Everything like a cake or bread could be tested, and you can cook with confidence and precision. Great design and no fuss. Seems like it will last as well...Exactly what I was looking for at a good price."

A great thermometer just takes the guesswork out of cooking — and anything that makes mealtime easier is a plus in our book. No professional or home cook should be without one, especially now that's it's $12.

"...These instant read thermometers are a game changer," added another five-star reviewer. "...A great product at a great price."

Again, this sale is just for today! Get ready for BBQ season and save big.

$12 $15 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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