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Thaw, cut up and refreeze turkey?


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Thaw, cut up and refreeze turkey?

MazDee | Oct 24, 2013 05:05 PM

Recent talk about turkey reminded me I have one in my freezer purchased (frozen) last winter. I know I don't want to roast the whole thing, so I would like to thaw it in the fridge long enough to cut it up, then package and refreeze most of it again. I could roast the breast right away, then chop up the rest and put it back in the freezer. From what I've read, as long as things stay relatively cold, they can be refrozen. I would really like to cut the breast in half, cook half and refreeze the other. But, if necessary I could cook the whole thing and package up some of the cooked meat to refreeze. The legs and thighs would go back to the freezer. I probably would cook the carcass right away for broth. What do you think?

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