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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?
Will Vousden's user avatar
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4 answers
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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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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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6 votes
2 answers
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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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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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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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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 ...
Chris Diver's user avatar
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2 answers
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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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2 votes
2 answers
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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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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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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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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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How long does coconut curry last in the fridge? [duplicate]

I have three day old green coconut chicken curry in the fridge and am wondering if coconut milk goes bad very quickly. (This is complicated slightly by the power cut we had two days ago for 12 hours. ...
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2 votes
1 answer
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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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How long can I store Cooked Turkey in Refrig before Freezing? [duplicate]

How long can I store Cooked Turkey in Refrig before Freezing? I bought an Organic Turkey early for Thanksgiving and cooked it. It's been in my Refrig for a week and I'd like to trim and freeze parts ...
Diane Kooij's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
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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 ...
Alex Miller's user avatar
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1 answer
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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 ...
Krzysztof Kowalczyk's user avatar
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2 answers
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How long can you keep whiskey in the freezer? [duplicate]

Jack Daniels Tennessee honey, in the freezer for over a year. Is it okay to drink?
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2 answers
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Can I eat chicken that was cooked, frozen, and thawed in the microwave yesterday? [duplicate]

I roasted a chicken then took the meat off the bone and froze it in little freezer bags. Yesterday evening I thawed some of the chicken in the microwave, expecting to eat it straight away, but didn't ...
Lucy's user avatar
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3 answers
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Chicken enchiladas still safe to eat [duplicate]

I cooked chicken and made up enchilada with sour cream and the green sauce and made extra. How many days can I keep them in the refrigerator before reheating?
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1 answer
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Expiration date for block cheese (mozzarella, Monterey Jack) [duplicate]

How long after the expiration date is block cheese (mozzarella, Monterey Jack) safe to eat IF it has been kept refrigerated AND has never been opened? They LOOK as fresh as the day I bought them, ...
Yuriko Hazlett's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
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How long will a refrigerated risotto stay safe to eat? [duplicate]

First time posting here. I made a risotto Sunday (Arborio rice, butter, onion, white wine, chicken stock, mushrooms, asparagus, peas, turmeric, lemon, parmesan). It's been refrigerated since ...
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Is my thawed chicken still good 4 days later in the fridge? [duplicate]

I took out Frozen Perdue chicken breast on Sunday afternoon and put them in the fridge to thaw. They are each pre packaged. Today is Thursday are they still good to cook today?
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frozen meat and pork kept in freezer for 4 years never opened [duplicate]

I recieved a freezer full of frozen meat is beef or pork is still good if frozen for 4 years. never unfrozen still in package from store
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Storage of uncooked french fries [duplicate]

How long can you store uncooked cut fries? Tried to make some other day, didn't finish. Had quite a bit left over.....am currently storing them in water in refrigerator. How long will they be safe ...
Robert's user avatar
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How long is it okay to marinate pork ribs for? [duplicate]

I want to grill pork ribs for lunch on Sunday and usually I marinate them in the fridge over night (<18 hours). The supermarket only had "fresh" ones (usually I buy pre-packaged, which ...
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Edwards Hersheys creme pie made in 2013 ok to eat? [duplicate]

I just happened to see it in the freezer and it looks really good hasn't been opened or thawed but everywhere I look I seem to get a different answer on weather it would be okay to eat or not. ...
Rick Koj's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
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Out of Date Vine Leaves - are they safe to eat? [duplicate]

I bought vacuum packed vine leaves quite some time ago. Stupidly didn't get round to using them so they are still in the fridge. They are well passed their sell by date of March 2011. Should I just ...
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1 vote
1 answer
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for how long can I store homemade chocolate mousse in the fridge? [duplicate]

My chocolate mousse recipe includes just raw eggs (2 weeks until best before date), butter, sugar and black chocolate, ingredients are mixed together with the hot, liquid chocolate. I know about this ...
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Does store-bought salsa have an expiration date/shelf life after being opened? [duplicate]

So I like salsa, but don’t eat enough of it to use it all in a few days. In general, does store bought salsa—that is stored in the supermarket on open shelves without temperature control—go bad even ...
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