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Old 06-06-2008, 02:32 PM   #1
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I like to age my briskets a month before a contest. I just noticed a small hole in the cryovac. Brisket looks good, is it? And how long would you trust it to be good for?

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Old 06-06-2008, 02:36 PM   #2
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That hole just started a brand new clock ticking. Freeze it or cook it or re-cryovac if you have the equipment. Those are the options.
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is it already frozen? and how long have you had it?
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is it already frozen? and how long have you had it?
Not frozen. I got it fresh from my butcher today and noticed the hole today when I got home.
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Cook it or freeze it. The bacteria have already made their home it it.
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Thanks guys. It's in the freezer and I just ordered another one from my butcher.

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