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Thawing frozen meat in hot water

by Mojave 7 years ago

I've heard that thawing frozen meat in hot water is a bad idea, and my husband always freaks out when I do it, like h...


GH1618 commented 2 months ago

Turkey thawed in fridge 8 days...ok to use?

by shao57 9 years ago

First post. I apologize in advance if I screwed up. I did a search and didn't find anything like this on the boards, ...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

Any hope for freezer-burn meat?

by bblonde 3 years ago

I'm trying to watch my budget so the idea of tossing what remains of the side of beef I have in the freezer kills me....


acgold7 commented 8 months ago

Chicken soup, thawed in fridge with still an ice cube in it. Safe to eat?

by Bellabon 9 months ago

Hi everyone. I made some homemade chicken soup about two weeks ago and froze it in a zip lock screw tight container....


ricepad commented 9 months ago

Rib Roast Still Frozen Like a Rock

by DaisyM 7 years ago

UGH! My rib roast has been on a rack in the fridge with foil loosly covering for over 24 hours, but it is still like ...


acgold7 commented 1 year ago


by valscutr 1 year ago

I got a frozen turkey this past sunday. I decided to put it in my fridge to defrost. Its a 10 pound turkey. Im cookin...


valscutr commented 1 year ago

Turkey Thawing

by nonie56 1 year ago

I am defrosting a turkey 20lbs. today Tuesday 11/21/17 and it has been 4 days and just realized at 7:30 am Tuesday th...


ricepad commented 1 year ago

Langostino tails

by KatieJel33 5 years ago

How would you recommend cooking this? I wanted to use frozen ones that I bought from Trader Joe's, and I need some in...


hotoynoodle commented 1 year ago

Thawing frozen stock

by vanessa7 1 year ago

I froze chicken stock in wide-mouth freezer-safe glass jars and put one in the fridge to thaw last Thursday. It has b...


hotoynoodle commented 1 year ago

Shrimp purchased defrosted vs frozen saute different, need thawing tips for firmness?

by TheKnottyHooker 2 years ago

Hi. I buy shrimp at a few local grocery stores to *saute once in a while. The ones I buy defrosted seem to cook up wi...


PSRaT commented 1 year ago

Best Way to Thaw Frozen Shrimp

by Velda Mae 9 years ago

What's the best way to thaw frozen shrimp? Does an overnight thaw in the fridge yield better results than a quick th...


Cumbia42 commented 1 year ago

Defrost frozen fish in original plastic packaging. Safe?

by mike2401 8 years ago

Why does my fozen salmon purchased from store in plastic wrapping warn AGAINST thawing in its original plastic wrap? ...


amaouyo commented 1 year ago

Thawing a whole frozen ciabatta loaf... best way?

by nasv 8 years ago

Last weekend, I took advantage of the buy-1-get-2-free offer the last hour one of my local bakeries was opened... for...


papasav commented 1 year ago

Re-creating clarification needed!

by Porkypig93 2 years 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 2 years ago

Question about pork...

by jenvious 2 years ago

I took out a pack of pork chops before I went to work and left it on the counter by mistake instead of putting it in ...


carophil11 commented 2 years ago

Refreezing defrosted seafood?

by brooklynroxie 9 years ago

Does anyone know if there are actual health dangers if one refreezes seafood that has been labeled as thawed when pur...


hotoynoodle commented 2 years ago

Can Costco Bockwurst Be Frozen

by jf1971 2 years ago

My husband and son love these, can they be frozen? If so do you defrost before heating and how long does that take.


janniecooks commented 2 years ago

Defrosting pork

by kaysheh 2 years ago

I want to fully defrost my 3lb frozen pork shoulder for a slow cooker recipe. Problem is, I can't tell if it's fully...


alex9179 commented 2 years ago

How to Quickly Thaw a Four Pound Pork Sirloin

by valia 2 years ago

I have a completely frozen 4 pound boneless pork sirloin roast that I would like to thaw quickly in order to make pul...


zackly commented 2 years ago

Turkey Defrosting Disagreement

by Kat 5 years ago

We always buy a fresh turkey so never had this issue before. This year, spouse insisted on buying a frozen one becaus...


medlar commented 2 years ago