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Old 11-24-2014, 04:11 PM   #1
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Help! Power went out midway through cooking ribs!!

I had some wonderfully rubbed ribs cooking and the power is out.
Do I throw them out? Tbrow them in the freezer n try again when we have power???

Is it dangerous to try n freeze and recook partially cooked meats??
I feel like it is, but I was so excited for ribs its real hard to throw them out :(!!!!


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Old 11-24-2014, 04:13 PM   #2
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Btw; I have no grill:(

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Old 11-24-2014, 04:20 PM   #3
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If you can get them down to 70F within two hours, and down to 41F within two more hours, they will be fine and you can continue cooking them later. I would put them in a large plastic bag (maybe two, to make sure it won't leak) and put that in a large pan filled with ice water. Or outside, in Niagara Falls Add more ice as needed. This is based on the FDA's food safety rules for restaurants. Hope this helps.
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Old 11-24-2014, 04:22 PM   #4
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I was thinking outside too! They'll be fine.
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