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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.

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Mushroom Identification

kySafran
by kySafran 9 days ago

Just spotted these while taking the bins out. They look fine to eat but can anyone confirm or give me a lead as to what they are? They are pure white all over including the gills.

Life cycle of pickled herring

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by Danybear 16 days ago

I continually purchase jars of pickled herring from the refrigerated case in grocery stores, then the jar get lost in the back of my fridge until the best before date rolls around. The herring is p...

Safe to Eat Meal Kit Box left overnight?

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by paleogirl52 23 days ago

Left Box from GreenChef out overnight. Meat was pressed right up against freezer packs. Temp outside was probably 63-68 degrees. Meat felt cold but now I am not sure?

Zucchini Ok to Use?

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by MamaManda23 28 days ago

Are these zucchini safe to use? They are firm, but the top of them at the top stem seems waterlogged, and a couple of them have that brown decaying look. Is it something that can be cut off? I don...

Is the gumbo still good?

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by gcwhite 2 months ago

I made a simple gumbo. My first time making gumbo so wanted it to be easy. Chicken and sausage. Here’s my question: Cooked a big batch of chicken in crockpot on a Sunday. Froze in batches on Tue...

Forget ribs in foil in a hot car, still good to eat?

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by St_Winter 4 months ago

So, me and the family went to go visit with my parents. My dad made his amazing slow cooked then grilled brown sugar bbq ribs that my mom kindly wrapped up in foil and handed me as we were leaving....

Is it safe to eat graham crackers after expired?

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by boobmoose 8 years ago

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

My yogurt expired a while ago

Jpan99
by Jpan99 6 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 just ate it. Delicious. Should I have any concerns?

Can I Use Box Organic Chicken Broth After Opening?

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by cgxy96 6 months ago

I opened a box of organic chicken stock that comes in a box 3 months ago but barely used a quarter of it. It has been in the fridge the whole time of opening. Can I still use it?

Question about keeping home made salsa

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by borisabrams 6 months ago

Hey all, i am new cooking Mexican salsa (had enough of overpriced store-brought nonsense). I have been cooking my way through Gabriela Camara's new book, My Mexico City Cookbook. She has a recip...

Is expired parmesan block still safe to eat?

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by cgxy96 7 months ago

Hi I bought a wedge of Italian imported parmesan cheese that was vacuum packed and only use only a quarter of it. I ziplock the rest and put it back in my fridge. It's been 3 months past the offici...

Is cream cheese past use date safe?

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by Island 8 years ago

Discovered an unopened 8 oz box of Philly brand cream cheese in the cheese drawer of my fridge. 2 months past use date. Think it's still OK to use? Looks OK, but haven't tasted it since I have no i...

Still good?

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by TiberiusRex 7 months ago

I made a seitan this morning via baking not boiling. then I went and forgot about it in the oven. for 3 or 4 hours. it contains wheat gluten almond flour and graham flour yeast flakes and water a...

Pot roast left out overnight - safe to reheat and eat?

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by bscepter 7 years ago

so we were following a suggestion by alton brown that you make a beef pot roast the night before, let it cool, and reheat it for dinner the next day. the thought being that heating, cooling, and th...

Buttermilk Out Overnight

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by JerkPork 8 months ago

Title says it all? Toss or keep? I know, it's only $3. It's not the cash but I didn't get a chance to go but another one today.

Chili left out all night. Would you eat it?

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by SeattleK 11 years ago

Hubby and I just made a new pot of turkey chili last night around 8 p.m. It was left on the stove to cool and we forgot about it when we went to bed. I got up this morning at 7 a.m. and - after c...

Bad beans?

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by fasttlane 9 months ago

I opened a can of kidney beans it was foamy and smelt sour... i put a bit in my soup but then fished them out quick. Some of the canning slim is still in my soup. Is my soup still safe to eat? Were...

Has my turkey gone bad?

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by xyz01 10 months ago

I bought my turkey crown on the 22nd.On the bag the use by date is 27th.The turkey was int the fridge,but it was very cold half frozen.I want to cook it today,but as i took it out of the fridge,the...

Old Tinned-Copper Danger?

HungryHobbit
by HungryHobbit 1 year ago

Is there any danger in cooking in old, tinned copper? The tin is in decent shape, but clearly old and has a heavy patina. Doesn't appear to be flaking off or anything. Just bumpy and slightly roug...