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How long does it take for turkey and ham to defrost?

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asked almost 3 years ago
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added almost 3 years ago

24 hours for every 4-5 lbs. in the fridge, which is much safer than defrosting in the sink. Ice water bath recommended when short on fridge space!


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added almost 3 years ago

The safest ways to defrost anything are in the refrigerator or in cold water. Anything defrosted in the microwave must cooked immediately upon removing it.