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Forgot to turn on my crockpot!!

by zgirl1478 2 years ago

Help!! I prepped my 8 lb roast with a dry rub and placed it in the crockpot with boiling liquid with the lid on and f...


seefoo commented 19 hours ago

Old Tinned-Copper Danger?

by HungryHobbit 20 days ago

Is there any danger in cooking in old, tinned copper? The tin is in decent shape, but clearly old and has a heavy pat...


betsy_VA commented 19 days ago

Weird vanilla floaties

by baileybakes 21 days ago

Hi everyone! I know this isn’t exactly a cocktail question, but I think you cocktail makers and rum dealers may b...


baileybakes commented 21 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...


sammartorina commented 25 days ago

Naem Anyone?

by JayDK 4 months ago

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


MsPurple commented 26 days ago

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

by bscepter 6 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 re...


Harters commented 1 month ago

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Mold on Corn

by nuraman00 2 months ago

I see some white spots on my corn, that's still packed in the plastic carton it came in. Can I cut or wash it off,...

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...


GonnaDieEatingThisCreamCheese commented 2 months ago

Pork out of fridge but wrapped

by Jetombe 2 months ago

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


Harters commented 2 months ago


by LiveLoveLaugh123 4 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...


seefoo commented 4 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...


Pleoneid72ch commented 4 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 ...


MikeG commented 5 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 ...


yupsure commented 5 months ago

Left queso melt out overnight. Safe to eat?

by dub612 5 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...


acgold7 commented 5 months ago

Left Lasagna Out All Night. Can I eat it?

by rgifford 9 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...


Harters commented 5 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...


wfpandhappy commented 8 months ago

Safe chicken?

by Amanda118 8 months ago

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


PSRaT commented 8 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...


laura28 commented 9 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...


mponce713 commented 9 months ago