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Can I still eat this fish? [duplicate]

I just found a couple of salmon fillets in my freezer that seem to have been there for about two years. Are they still edible, or should I bin them?
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4answers
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How long does uncooked meat last when kept in the freezer? [duplicate]

Chicken, beef, or even shrimp? How long can I keep it there before it goes bad?
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2answers
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Is a whole chicken still safe after 5 days marinating in the fridge? [duplicate]

I marinated a whole chicken and put it in the fridge for 5 days--can I still cook and eat it?
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2answers
64k views

How long will fresh scallops keep in the refrigerator? [duplicate]

Today I bought one pound of fresh scallops from the seafood counter at the local market, but my dinner plans have changed - I am no longer planning to cook the scallops this evening and I don't ...
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1answer
160k views

How long will spaghetti and meat sauce last in the refrigerator? [duplicate]

Today, I accidentally forgot that I had brought my lunch in - leftover spaghetti noodles and a meat sauce (sauce from a jar, meat cooked fresh and added to the sauce) that we had last night. They are ...
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1answer
28k views

Can I still use frozen beef brisket left out at room temperature for 12 hours? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long can I store a food in the pantry, refrigerator, or freezer? I left out 2 raw but frozen 6 lbs beef briskets in the sink at 7PM to thaw out because they were rock hard ...
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1answer
49k views

Refrigerate Cod After Cooking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resources for reheatable meals, specifically fish? How long can I store a food in the pantry, refrigerator, or freezer? Is it okay to refrigerate Cod (and other kinds of ...
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1answer
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How long can pie batter stay in the refrigerator? [duplicate]

If I prepare a mixture for pumpkin pie or sweet potato pie, which has eggs in it, how long is it safe to stay refrigerated before I pour it in a pie shell and bake it?
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2answers
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How long can a packet of sliced ham be used once opened? [duplicate]

When buying ham slices from supermarket, I get like 10 slices in them. I want to use it for a week. But the packing says when once opened it should be used within 2 days. So it seems like the 8 ...
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2answers
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How long will roux keep? [duplicate]

I've made roux some time ago. Forgot to put the date on the container. How long will it keep in the fridge? I'll be making a sauce in a day or two...
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2answers
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is frozen hamburger ok to eat after the sell by date? [duplicate]

I have a pound of hamburger meat that has not been opened yet. The sell by date was on may 23 2013. Is it ok to eat?
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1answer
28k views

5 Day marinated chicken breast [duplicate]

Bought chicken breast on Sunday and put in marinade. It is now Thursday. Chicken has turned a bit white . . . is it safe to cook and eat at 5 days in marinade?
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1answer
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Safe to eat mac 'n' cheese the next day? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long can I store a food in the pantry, refrigerator, or freezer? I've made mac and cheese. If I put it in the fridge (not freezer) in the original baking dish, covered ...
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1answer
11k views

Soaking potatoes more than 24 hours [duplicate]

Is it okay to soak peeled potatoes in the fridge for more than 24 hours food safety-wise? It's only about 30 hours so far but everything I've read says they are okay up to 24 hours. (I didn't intend ...
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2answers
7k views

How Long Can I Store Seasoned, Vacuum Sealed Chicken [duplicate]

I'm trying to optimize making food for the week and one of the things I want to do is season chicken breast with salt/pepper/herbs/etc in advance and vacuum seal them individually so I can just drop ...

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