Accidentally left smoked/confit cooked/sealed meat out over night. Should I toss it?
So it looks like I forgot to refrigerate some meat. The items in question are vacuum sealed confit duck legs and vacuum sealed smoked duck breast. Normally I would write these off and toss them out, but my impression was that a) confit techniques were meant to preserve meat, sometimes for many months, and smoking likewise (and I'm pretty sure that smoke has anti-microbial properties.