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How to Thaw a Turkey In One Day

November 20th by Amy Beth Nolte • Read 1,372 times • less than one min read

In case you find yourself in the predicament I was in of needing to thaw a 20-pound frozen turkey in 10 hours or less, we've got your covered. In your moment of panic, just remember to not heat your turkey to defrost it (counter-thawing and hot water = bad idea). It's actually quite easy. Place your turkey in a large bucket and fill with COLD water. Change the water every 30 minutes (dump and refill). My hack for this year? I used a large...

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Can I cook frozen steaks without thawing? You can (and you should)!

November 20th, 2017 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 12,119 times • less than one min read

Wondering whether to let those frozen steaks thaw or cook them straight from frozen? You're not the only one! We get this question a lot. You should cook your steak directly from frozen, every time. It's just better. That's our personal take after preparing countless steaks ourselves -- but don't take our word for it. Cook's Illustrated senior editor Dan Souza did an experiment with 8 frozen New York Strip steaks, cooking half straight from...

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Your Guide to Frozen Beef

March 31st, 2017 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 2,979 times • 1 min read

Here at Crowd Cow, we flash freeze our beef and ship it directly to you. Freezing beef is an ideal way to preserve quality and taste. How Long Can Beef Stay In The Freezer? According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), “frozen foods remain safe indefinitely” in the freezer. So if you’ve had something in there for years, it’s still safe to eat. But that doesn’t mean it will taste all that great. The USDA offers...

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