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This is a guide about refreezing cooked meat. Deciding on the safety of refreezing cooked meat can be confusing.
This is a guide about refreezing baked goods. Sometimes previously frozen baked goods are not all eaten and you may wish to refreeze them.
This is a guide about refreezing thawed meat. Many of us have had the occasion when we would like to refreeze some meat that was recently thawed.
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Can cheese that has thawed out be refrozen? Can frozen pizza dough that has thawed out be refrozen?
By Marianne from Washington, NH
Nope, refreezing the dough again will kill the yeast. Freeze and thaw is a one time thing so only thaw what you need.
We had a power outage for several days. Can I refreeze shredded cheese?
If that cheese was unrefrigerated, as I assume it was, the answer is no.
No throw it away it is not worth getting very ill with food poisoning.
The only way it's ever safe is if the cheese still contains ice crystals or is at 40F or below, which I highly doubt in your case. Please throw out.
My family has just gone through hurricane Irma and we had power outages for several days. Most food that requires refrigeration it is usually best to throw it away.
Can I refreeze my pinto beans and ham after throwing them in the microwave and heating them up but not finishing them?
You can. The beans may be a little mushier though
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Can cooked food be frozen, thawed, recooked, and frozen again?
By Brenda from Vernon, B.C.
If they have been defrosted and cooked they will be fine, if not do not refreeze. They will not taste right and lose their flavor. (10/06/2010)