baby backs / storage

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baby backs / storage

Post by Tim Q » Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:42 pm

Hello all,

I just purchased three packs of double rack baby backs in cryovac packaging. The packaging has a best before date of Aug 9 2009. It's Aug 4th today and I'm planning to smoke them in my WSM Aug 8th. Will they be OK in the cryovac packaging in my fridge until then or should I freeze them and defrost on Aug 7th.

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Re: baby backs / storage

Post by ROXY » Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:41 am

They will be just fine. If you are concerned, toss them in the freezer and thaw just before you want to cook them.
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Re: baby backs / storage

Post by doogster » Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:10 am

I'd just refrigerate them, by the time they'd be frozen you'd just have to pull them out to thaw.
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Re: baby backs / storage

Post by Cramden » Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:45 pm

It would be the fridge for me too. My fridge takes 2-3 days to thaw out a chunk of beef or pork.
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