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Help! I forgot to plug in my crockpot last night [moved from Home Cooking]

jessicheese Jan 28, 2012 06:59 AM

I'm so ashamed of myseld... total rookie mistake. I prepped a soup last night by sauteeing up a few pieces of chopped bacon, added dried white beans, water, chopped carrots & celery, and cabbage. Turned it on at 11pm and didn't realize that it wasn't plugged in. I have a limited sense of smell, so I didn't realize that it wasn't cooking until about 10am this morning.

I'm inclined to throw it all out, but thought I'd get the opinion from you all. Chuck it or turn it on and eat it tonight?

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    MelMM RE: jessicheese Jan 28, 2012 07:05 AM

    Since the only meat in it was bacon, which is cured, and you used water instead of a meat stock, I would go ahead and cook it up.

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      bushwickgirl RE: MelMM Jan 28, 2012 07:42 AM

      Me too. Limited amount of bacon, mostly veggies and beans, I wouldn't have an issue with it.

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        mattstolz RE: MelMM Jan 28, 2012 08:44 AM

        agreed. especially since im assuming you still need to simmer it for a while

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