Originally Posted by The_Kapn
What about those "candy" thermometers I see used?
Seem to be glass casing with a core of something else.
I get confused so easily
Well since I'm fairly sure that most of use aren't making candy, and I seriously doubt you would jam a candy thermometer in a brisket, It probably isn't an issue.
I'm willing to bet that candy kitchens use more up to date thermometers than those glass ones.