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

by TheKnottyHooker 3 months 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 10 days ago

Best Way to Thaw Frozen Shrimp

by Velda Mae 8 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 month ago

Defrost frozen fish in original plastic packaging. Safe?

by mike2401 6 years ago

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


amaouyo commented 2 months ago

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

by nasv 6 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 2 months ago

Re-creating clarification needed!

by Porkypig93 3 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 3 months ago

Question about pork...

by jenvious 4 months 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 4 months ago

Refreezing defrosted seafood?

by brooklynroxie 8 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 4 months ago

Can Costco Bockwurst Be Frozen

by jf1971 5 months 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 5 months ago

Defrosting pork

by kaysheh 5 months 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 5 months ago

How to Quickly Thaw a Four Pound Pork Sirloin

by valia 6 months 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 6 months ago

Turkey Defrosting Disagreement

by Kat 3 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 7 months ago

Last minute turkey thaw

by nanobabes 7 months ago

So I bought a 12 lb turkey Wednesday night and it is now Friday morning. I was aiming for a Friendsgiving dinner on ...


ricepad commented 7 months ago

Optimum freezer temperature

by Boxman 8 months ago

Intellectual curiosity got the better of me this evening, so I'm turning to the experts. What is the optimum free...


MikeG commented 8 months ago

Help with defrosted Ground Turkey for chili recipe

by OliveYou2 8 months ago

I bought two 1lb. pkgs of Foster Farms Organic ground turkey and froze them both in the original packaging. Yesterday...


OliveYou2 commented 8 months ago

How to defrost frozen cake properly?

by hungryinmanhattan 9 months ago

I need to bake and freeze a pumpkin cake for an event mid-week. It will not be frosted until after I defrost it. How...


DowntownJosie commented 9 months ago

Langostino tails

by KatieJel33 3 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...


RussJD123 commented 9 months ago

Keeping defrosted seafood before cooking

by Babygirl12 9 months ago

I bought frozen lobster tails, crab legs, and scallops last evening and thawed them in the fridge overnight. I wasn'...


Unkle Al commented 9 months ago

Can you Freeze Hummus?

by GravyDog 10 years ago

I just bought a case of Fresh Hummus from Bobby's, thanks to help from chowhound. Is it okay to freeze hummus...and i...


BEFrings commented 1 year ago

Can meat be defrosted on the counter?

by jrmd 9 years ago

My husband took burgers out of the freezer and left them on the counter instead of putting them in the refrigerator. ...


mesmeryz commented 1 year ago

Safe or stupid to eat venison after thawing at room temperature overnight?

by Willanoah 1 year ago

Help! A guest (a hunter whom I do not know) presented me with a frozen leg of venison from a deer he had bagged. I ...


Madrid commented 1 year ago