how long can you leave cooked food out?

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  1. VAsiCkBoy

    VAsiCkBoy Well-Known Member

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    Freak rain storm popped up and i have been without power since about 6:00.
    I had chicken thighs and ground beef on the fridge so i cooked them up so they wouldn't go bad.
    Virginia power just left and still no power.
    How long can i let this food sit before i pitch it?

    I'm tired and i want to go to bed...i had me a drink three hours ago and i didnt even get a fucking blow job!
     
  2. VAsiCkBoy

    VAsiCkBoy Well-Known Member

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    Anybody? I'm hot, tired and i just want to know if i should leave it on the counter or throw it in h the fridge and bring the temperature of the fridge





    I hate my life
     
  3. newcastlefan

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    I usually leave it out till I finish it
     
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    VAsiCkBoy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks !
     
  5. fatroider

    fatroider New Member

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    No more than 4 hours.
     
  6. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    get some dry ice in the morning
     
  7. Blackened

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    the general rule is to keep meat under 40 degrees or over 140, and you have about a 2 hour window that it can be in the "danger zone." I would adhere to that especially with poultry and pork
     
  8. JJR

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    This is a well worded and informative post.
     
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    Toothdecay New Member Banned User

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    just eat it you fag
     
  10. HaroldJackson

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    24 hours if you cooked it well. Just use the sniff test after that.