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Old 07-18-2006, 05:50 PM   #1
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Pulled Pork Durability Question...

hey all,

i slow roasted a pork shoulder (6 hours @ 300) on sunday. i came out fantastic!!

i pulled it and put it into air tight tupperware and fridged it.

i have been pulling it out and using what i needed by microwaveing it with bbq sauce.

my question is how long will it stay good in the tupperware / fridge?

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Old 07-18-2006, 06:25 PM   #2
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I would say about 3-4 days you could take it and freeze it in small portions that way you can take what you want heat and eat.That way it keeps long for sure.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:37 PM   #3
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Well, jpmcgrew's response is what is generally considered safe.

However, I eat off my pulled pork leftovers for about a week and a half, after which time, I'm tired of it.

Come to think of it, I pretty much keep all leftovers for up to a week and a half, if they still look and smell okay. :-)

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Old 07-18-2006, 06:45 PM   #4
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Leftover pulled pork? What's that? LOL!
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Old 07-18-2006, 08:07 PM   #5
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I try to keep 8 oz. portions of braised pork butt in the freezer all the time. I divy it up as soon as it cools enough to put in the ice box.
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Old 07-18-2006, 09:05 PM   #6
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I would freeze it in portions. Four days might be enough in the fridge. Next time you do it, try 250* for 8 hours.
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:50 PM   #7
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Do you have one of the FoodSaver Vacuum systems? The other day I cooked a top round cut that I'd vacuum packaged 3 years ago [it got lost in there ] and it wasn't freezer burned or anything. I buy large quantities of meat and vacuum package them...including the Boston Butt I cooked last week.
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Old 07-19-2006, 07:59 AM   #8
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When I make pulled pork, I make a large amount. I have a Food Saver vacuum sealer (probably one of the best inventions yet) and I package up the leftovers in "2 portion bags" and freeze them. You can add a little more bbq sauce at this time or wait til you defrost the bag to do it. So as not to dry the meat out while re-heating, just drop the bag into a pot of boiling water for about 5 or 6 minutes. The meat is heated through and still very moist. I love this stuff. On a Kaiser roll, it makes a great quickie meal.
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Old 07-19-2006, 09:47 AM   #9
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Old 07-19-2006, 10:01 AM   #10
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I'd say it would be good for a good week, Mugsy. It's not like you left it sitting out for any length of time.
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