Safe to Eat?

Wondering whether that day-old Chinese takeout is safe? Turn to Chowhounds for the real deal on food safety, like how long raw meat keeps and whether to freeze that leftover casserole.

Refrigerator pickles left out over night - safe to eat?

by baroll 5 days ago

I made these refrigerator pickles yesterday and forgot to put them in the fridge after they cooled down. They were ou...

ChristinaMason commented 4 days ago

Is it safe to eat graham crackers after expired?

by boobmoose 6 years ago

Is it okay to eat graham crackers (still in an unopened package) two months after their expiration date? Thanks!

Ruth Lafler commented 5 days ago

Lobster Bisque

by raberbm 10 months ago

I bought some frozen lobster bisque and had it shipped to my house. When it arrived, it was not completely frozen an...


thefatspice1 commented 5 days ago

My yogurt expired a while ago

by Jpan99 4 years ago

Muller Greek yogurt with a corner of nuts. The best by date is May 13. It looks good, smells good, tastes good. I ...


Daiwai commented 7 days ago

I left cooked veggies out all night - safe to eat?

by alwayshungrygal 3 years ago

I think the title says it all. I roasted 2 bunches of asparagus in OO and lemon juice, and put them in a covered con...


lakedancer commented 1 month ago

More on safe chicken

by RiverGypsy 2 months ago

I had a late night last night, and the last thing I did before bed was put a whole chicken in the crock pot with vegg...

silkenpaw commented 1 month ago

Would you still use vacuum packaged meat left out at room temperature?

by jingyuand 1 month ago

I purchased one vacuum packaged deli turkey and forgot to put it in the fridge overnight. I looks and smells fine. ...


HoosierFoodie commented 1 month ago

Are parsnip tops/greens edible?

by Jen76 7 years ago

I planted parsnips last fall (live in Phoenix so our growing season is somewhat reversed) and just pulled 3 out of th...


Brucklo commented 1 month ago

Dried Anchovies

by adamchrissy 2 months ago

Is it safe to eat Dried Anchovies without cooking them? - I have read from some that you should cook them and from ot...


LorenzoGA commented 2 months ago

Tofu 2 Days Past Expiration Date -- Okay to use?

by NShewmaker 2 months ago

Hey Guys, I am making a marinated tofu recipe (I have a brand new package, but found one hidden in the fridge that...

Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

Tamales still safe to eat?

by onrushpam 8 years ago

My sister brought some tamales from TX (a friend of hers made them). We forgot they were in the fridge! I know they...

C. Hamster commented 2 months ago

Is is safe to eat Basil with bugs?

by crowmuncher 6 years ago

I notice this white, nasty growth on my sorry excuse for a basil plant. I do like to use it on pizza, etc but always...


jnm3079 commented 3 months ago

Packaged/stuffed caps out overnight

by oslerspark 3 months ago

So I bought 4 large stuffed mushroom caps. 2 bacon, 2 Neptune from local Butcher shop. I took them out of fridge las...


oslerspark commented 3 months ago

How long can cooked chorizo and eggs be left out?

by mommastallworth 4 months ago

I cooked churizo and egg burritos this morning 630am for my family wrapped them in foil and left them on the counter ...

Midlife commented 4 months ago

I left the potato soup out last night, is it still safe to eat?

by davonne 4 years ago

I made a big pot of potato soup last night and forgot and left it on the counter, probably about 8 hrs. It has cream ...


masha commented 4 months ago

Is there any hope (moldy potatoes)

by lisaleira 4 months ago

Is there hope. One has a lot of mold, one has a little, one seems to have none. They lived in a bag together for two ...


lisaleira commented 4 months ago

Left black eyed peas in cooker

by Tanasha 4 months ago

I cooked black eyed peas in the slow cocker yesterday and turned them on warm around 8 pm. I forgot about them until ...


MikeG commented 4 months ago


by jibrat 4 months ago

I bought these dumplings (CJ Meat & Vegetable) on a cool day and they were sitting in my car for a bit...maybe like a...


masha commented 4 months ago

Re-creating clarification needed!

by Porkypig93 5 months ago

I've been trying to look up my answer for a while and have found some sources contradict others. My feeling is that t...


Bigley9 commented 5 months ago