Freezer burn does not make food unsafe, merely dry in spots. It appears as grayish-brown leathery spots and is caused by air reaching the surface of the food. Simply cut these portions away either before or after cooking.
By Ron from Cortez, CO
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Is there any way to marinade, cook, etc. meat that is freezer burned?
When meat has freezer burn, is it safe to simmer it down for a soup stock or should I throw it out?