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Harold McGee on Thawing Meats

Rmis32 Jun 10, 2011 10:08 AM

Save time, while doing it safely.

"A Hot-Water Bath for Thawing Meats"


  1. greygarious Jun 25, 2011 11:44 AM

    I usually defrost in cool water but on occasion desparation has led me to use hot water. No bad consequences though I chalked that up to speedy cooking. Nice to know it wasn't dangerous to begin with.

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      racer x Jun 25, 2011 11:25 AM

      Very useful info. Thanks.

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