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Old 01-12-2005, 03:43 PM   #1
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Is my chicken bad?

I defrosted chicken wings in the microwave this morning and forgot to take them out. They've been sitting in there for nearly 8 hours. They smell ok, but should I cook them or get rid of them?

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Old 01-12-2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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I'd toss them.. but, that's just me. I"m not sure what the "rule " is.
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Old 01-12-2005, 03:49 PM   #3
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i go with my nose. do you have a good sniffer cc? if not, toss 'em. i can smell the tiniest bit of bad meat in a package, and i've never gotten sick.
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Old 01-12-2005, 03:50 PM   #4
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Now if they thawed from a frozen state, ok...but if were that in a microwave...pitch it.

I live by this saying "if in doubt...pitch it out"!!!
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:00 PM   #5
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Toss them and make sure you wash your hands. When in doubt throw out.
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:08 PM   #6
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Now if they thawed from a frozen state, ok...but if were that in a microwave...pitch it.
I live by this saying "if in doubt...pitch it out"!!!
I defrosted them from frozen with the defrost function but I guess I better toss 'em. Sigh.
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I can tell you all about what food poisening is like from bad chicken - but I'll do it in a PM - me - I would toss them :oops:
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:21 PM   #8
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I'm convinced. They're gone. Thanks.
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:24 PM   #9
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I would toss them :oops:
ROFLMAO - just do it the way I "tossed" them :oops:
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:55 PM   #10
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I never take chances with chicken. I would get rid of them for sure.
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