first I read the post that is similar but doesn’t answer my question.
Last night my power won’t out for a few hours.
I was cooking London broil for about 4-5 hours @125. Around 2am the power went out. I woke up at 4 and noticed the power was out. I then checked the water bath with one of my instant read thermometers, turned out the water was about 118-121. I then took it out immediately and put it in the refrigerator since I didn’t know when the power would come back on. This morning I out it back in the bath @125 again to finish it for this evening.
Questions are. Since it really only takes about 2 hours to cook normally, Can I assume it was already cooked to rare, when I put it in the fridge?
Can I also assume it sitting in the water bath for approximately 2 hours at about 118-121 then the meat is fine?
Last me putting it back in the water bath this morning will everything turn out the same as if I hadn’t lost power and it would have been a 18 hour cook? Vs the 5 hours of cook, 2 hours at 120, 4 hours of fridge and now about 7 hours @125?