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How long does a prime rib last in the fridge?

Rock Chalk SmokerRock Chalk Smoker Posts: 25
edited December 2011 in Pork
At lunch today I bought my prime rib from costco for Christmas Eve dinner, and I was wondering how long does it last in the fridge before I cook it? The label said it was packaged on the 12/19 and sell by 12/22. Would it stay good for Saturday?

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  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    edited December 2011

    I would say yes ... it'll be good until Saturday.

    Keep it cold!

    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • It will last for 100 days. That's what dry aging is.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    My lat one went a hundred days. Hahaha

    Honestly, i bought a tenderloin for beef wellington because i forgot to start aging the rib eye sometime last month

    There's nothing bad that can happen to you in a week if temps in the fridge are good. I would actually suggest unwrapping, rinsing,and at leat giving it the time between now and christmas to dry age a bit. Won't age too much, but you'll condense it some, maybe 10% if you are lucky
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • Yeah,

    I made the assumption it was out of the packaging

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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