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Bad Butt?

DynaGreaseballDynaGreaseball Posts: 1,409
edited 3:13PM in EggHead Forum
I thawed a 7.5 lb butt six days ago. It's been sitting in the fridge ever since. It's never been removed from its crylovac pack. Have I waited too long to smoke it? If not, how much more fridge time can I chance?

Thanks in advance.


  • Ex-GasmanEx-Gasman Posts: 287
    Just thawed some pork chops and was in fridge 5 days, ate them last night. Not sick yet. :blush:
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    Man that's a hard call. I have done the same thing with the same questions.

    Where yours has been in cryovac I would remove, rince and dry. If there is no off smell probably go ahead and cook it.

    BTW, mine was not in cryovac, I ended up tossing it.

  • DynaGreaseballDynaGreaseball Posts: 1,409
    Thanks guys,

    I guess I won't chance it. It was only $.88 a lb. I hate wasting food, but I hate ptomaine-time even more.
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