Refreezing Cooked Meat

How many times can I refreeze meat after cooking?

By Judy from Rapid City

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I would say only once, after that the taste will suffer greatly.

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While freezing meat effectively arrests bacterial growth, the thawing processif done incorrectlycan allow new bacteria to grow, thereby contaminating your food. For this reason, it is important to only use one of three safe approaches (as recommended by the USDA) to defrost your chicken: 1) in the refrigerator, 2) in cold water, or 3) in the microwave....

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