Undercooked food doesn't just taste bad—it's also much likelier to contain the kind of harmful bacteria that can lead to food poisoning. Spare yourself (and any guests) a trip to the emergency room by always doing a quick check with this space-saving instant read digital thermometer, a compact model that flips down to just 5 1/4" when you're storing it. It'll read accurately up to 455°F, so cooks it's appropriate for both indoor and outdoor cooking and grilling. Not sure what's the right temp for your food? Download this printable guide from the USDA.