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

by TheKnottyHooker 5 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 2 months 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 3 months ago

Defrost frozen fish in original plastic packaging. Safe?

by mike2401 7 years ago

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


amaouyo commented 4 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 4 months ago

Re-creating clarification needed!

by Porkypig93 5 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 5 months ago

Question about pork...

by jenvious 6 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 6 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 6 months ago

Can Costco Bockwurst Be Frozen

by jf1971 7 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 7 months ago

Defrosting pork

by kaysheh 7 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 7 months ago

How to Quickly Thaw a Four Pound Pork Sirloin

by valia 8 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 8 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 9 months ago

Last minute turkey thaw

by nanobabes 9 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 9 months ago

Optimum freezer temperature

by Boxman 10 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 10 months ago

Help with defrosted Ground Turkey for chili recipe

by OliveYou2 10 months ago

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


OliveYou2 commented 10 months ago

How to defrost frozen cake properly?

by hungryinmanhattan 11 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 11 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 11 months ago

Keeping defrosted seafood before cooking

by Babygirl12 11 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 11 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