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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.

Pork out of fridge but wrapped

by Jetombe 9 days ago

I know I should probably just throw it out, but... I defrosted some minced pork, in its plastic covered package, ou...

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Harters commented 8 days ago

Store bought roasted chicken - how long ok in the fridge?

by harrison 7 years ago

Anyone have a general rule of thumb on this? Ours are usually gone pretty quickly, but we have one that's been hangi...

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acgold7 commented 16 days ago

Is cream cheese past use date safe?

by Island 7 years ago

Discovered an unopened 8 oz box of Philly brand cream cheese in the cheese drawer of my fridge. 2 months past use dat...

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svor1988 commented 23 days ago

Naem Anyone?

by JayDK 2 months ago

Bought a sausage at Vientiane, Seattle. It's been sitting at room temperature since Sunday. Now, how do I cook it? ...

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Horchata

by LiveLoveLaugh123 2 months ago

if anyone knows: can you still drink rice horchata that is homemade and was left in pitcher on table over night? my h...

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seefoo commented 2 months ago

Red Sauce left out overnight - Still safe to eat?

by freshlycured 6 years ago

Last night, after making a fresh batch of red sauce w/ sausage, I left it in the pot to cool on the stove. Unfortuna...

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Pleoneid72ch commented 2 months ago

My yogurt expired a while ago

by Jpan99 5 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 ...

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MikeG commented 3 months ago

How long can ground beef stay in the fridge?

by paper_bag_princess 10 years ago

I made some hamburgers on Sunday evening using fresh ground beef. I left two burgers in the fridge uncooked. Are ...

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yupsure commented 3 months ago

Left queso melt out overnight. Safe to eat?

by dub612 3 months ago

I left an unopened container of store bought queso-melt out overnight (didn't see it at the bottom of the shopping ba...

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acgold7 commented 3 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...

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Harters commented 3 months ago

Is it safe to eat raw rapini (broccoli raab)?

by Low Country Jon 10 years ago

I just brought some rapini home in my weekly CSA box. Since I've never used it at home before, I searched the web an...

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wfpandhappy commented 6 months ago

Safe chicken?

by Amanda118 6 months ago

Hi there, I left a COMPLETELY frozen whole chicken on the counter yesterday evening... and kinda forgot about it over...

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PSRaT commented 6 months ago

When Good Chorizo Goes Bad (Maybe)

by jessijessi 11 years ago

I got my chorizo (out of the casing) from my local butcher and it looked delicious! So -- it was in my fridg...

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laura28 commented 7 months ago

White spots appearing on sweet potatoes [right before my eyes! ] . . .

by mike2401 5 years ago

I know I must appear frightened by sweet potatoes but this really freaked me out: I cut into this sweet potato and...

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mponce713 commented 7 months ago

Thawed Garlic Toast Safe?

by mrsjagirard 2 years ago

I accidentally left out frozen garlic toast (Texas Toast) on the counter for 3 hours. It pretty much thawed. I quickl...

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hotoynoodle commented 8 months ago

Chili left out all night. Would you eat it?

by SeattleK 10 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 for...

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acgold7 commented 8 months ago

I left a carton of half-and-half on the counter overnight.

by Sensuous 8 years ago

I left a small carton of half-and-half on the kitchen counter last night. Does it have to be thrown out? It does no...

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reglagirl commented 8 months ago

Miso Paste left out in original packaging for a month

by LordZorgoth 8 months ago

I ordered some miso from the Mitoku and forgot I was supposed to put it in the fridge. It stayed in the box it was sh...

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ricepad commented 8 months ago

Are these clams still useable?

by mish 11 years ago

I purchased a 5 lb bag of LIVE clams at costco today. When we got home my hubby emptied the car and shoved the clams...

hotoynoodle

hotoynoodle commented 8 months ago