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Old 01-05-2016, 07:04 PM   #21
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Don't leave any food in the freezer, especially protein.

The power may go out and your freezer could be off for a good length of time. Then power and freezer comes back on. When you get home, you have no idea the food could be dangerous.
Leave a bowl or ziplock Baggie with ice cubes in it in your freezer.

If they aren't cubes when you get back, toss everything.

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Old 01-07-2016, 03:47 PM   #22
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Good idea about the baggies. We tried this with ice in a bowl and came back to find that it had completely evaporated.

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Old 01-07-2016, 03:55 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by COHgirl View Post
Leave a bowl or ziplock Baggie with ice cubes in it in your freezer.

If they aren't cubes when you get back, toss everything.

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