Food Safety

Safety first! Ask Chowhounds for advice on all kinds of food safety questions, like refrigeration, meat storage, and more.

Cooking frozen cod fish

by codmeister 7 days ago

I am trying to bake frozen Costco cod fillets. The directions say to pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees, thaw the fill...


Querencia commented 3 days ago

Potluck Safety

by Cassie_2018 16 days ago

We often have potlucks at work that last all day so everyone has a chance to eat during staggered breaks. Crockpots ...


medlar commented 15 days ago

Help... Copper pans. Are these safe?

by MsPurple 2 months ago

Inherited these pans. My mom always said they were decorative only. Not for cooking. She had them displayed on the w...


TJFRANCE commented 21 days ago

Storing jalapeno vinegar

by sbbodcderf 24 days ago

I bought a 6 lb can of pickled jalapenos. I plan on dehydrating most of them, and to preserve the vinegar. I'm look...


sbbodcderf commented 22 days ago

Chicken safety during coq au vin process

by Jenward74 23 days ago

I'm probably way over thinking this, but as I Was preparing coq au vin yesterday, I started to wonder how safe it is ...


GH1618 commented 22 days ago

Can contamination?

by Mimi206 23 days ago

I just finished making a big pot of chili, and when rinsing out a can of green chiles, I noticed the plastic lining o...


PSRaT commented 23 days ago

Furniture finish

by chilerojo 1 month ago

Hello, I am an armature reclaimed wood furniture maker. I am working on a kitchen/bench table out of a river willow t...


BiscuitBoy commented 25 days ago

Cooked chicken in crockpot on low instead of high. Help!

by GriffinClaw 27 days ago

Usually cook chicken for 3 hours on high for shredded chicken. Accidentally did it on low. Chicken was tough but not ...


dave_c commented 27 days ago

Left cheese out overnight; unsafe?

by aynrandgirl 10 years ago

I accidentally left some still factory-sealed cheese on the counter overnight rather than putting it in the refrigera...


sunshine842 commented 29 days ago

PLEASE HELP! How long can cooked meat stay out for, and still be eaten?

by violetglitter 8 years ago

So I made a small pot roast last night (late - around 10 or 11pm), and took it out of the oven to cool on the counter...


MikeG commented 1 month ago

What do pizza shops do with leftover pizza?

by gutreactions 2 months ago

The workday is over at your local pizza place. What do pizza shops do with the leftover pizza? Do they eat it, take i...


beevod commented 1 month ago

Me living on the Botulism EDGE

by Njchicaa 2 months ago

Okay so we've been doing More Mexican Everyday with the Green Chile Adobo that contains parsley, cilantro, garlic, ja...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

Left Lasagna Out All Night. Can I eat it?

by rgifford 8 years ago

Ugh. I left a yummy lasagna, made with ground beef, out all night. I put it in the refrigerator as soon as I saw it t...


COCO56 commented 2 months ago

Possible "Recall" of Instant Pot Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker due to overheating/melting

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . If you own the Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker from one of the affected batch codes, contact Instant Pot's customer...


dcrb commented 2 months ago

Mysterious Powder in Lentil Bag

by JerkPork 2 months ago

Should I be concerned? Red lentils are a few months passed the date on bag, bought them probably over a year ago. Are...


dave_c commented 2 months ago

New business

by vrossi 5 months ago

Hello everyone, I have decided to design an app to keep inventory of the food in your fridge and know exactly when i...


Joanne_r commented 2 months ago

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Beef heart tartare

by akdad 2 months ago

Interested in making this or something similar but only have access to frozen beef heart. Anyone have experience tryi...

Plastic-free storage for bulk dry goods

by sliverstorm 3 months ago

I just discovered the lovely vast collection of rubbermaid & cambro storage containers I picked up were all made with...


sliverstorm commented 3 months ago

Pantry moths/rice bugs: whats the problem?

by al@Fairfax 12 years ago

The recent posts on pantry moths and bugs in rice have got me wondering. I too have the moths and, yes, they are a mi...


OCEllen commented 3 months ago