Listen, if you're in dire need of a thermometer, then it's a good idea to get a high quality one that works. Inaccuracy is definitely not the name of the game when you want to get the internal temperature of whatever you may be cooking. The last thing you want is your in-laws complaining their food isn't fully cooked (but it was worth a shot, right?).
ThermoWorks can help. With incredibly accurate readings taking only 5-6 seconds to get back to you, you know it's a thermometer you can count on. Better yet, this mini model will fit in any pocket and can clip onto your shirt or pants. Whether you're hustling and bustling as a professional chef or you simply want to serve up a nice meal off your backyard barbecue, it'll be your go-to "don't sue me for poisoning you" thermometer.