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Freeze uncooked steak after having it in the refrigerator for 3 days?

I bought some steaks from Cosco the other day and put them in my refrigerator right when I got home. I now realize that I may not have time to cook them tonight or tomorrow night.

My question is, after 3 days of them being refrigerated, is it safe and will the meat still end up with good quality if I now put them in the freezer?

If your steaks are still wrapped up like when you got them they are fine. Keep them in their original packaging & rerape them again with freezer bags or ziplock bags. Beef has a longer life than other meats like chicken, pork & fish. Beef will become much more tender as it ages. Your nose will tell you if they are bad, not how it looks. The pailer the corlor the more tender it will be. I know this is not we are taught but the redder the meat the tougher it is. It has to be aged. Freeze them but when you thaw it use it right away…..

5 thoughts on “Freeze uncooked steak after having it in the refrigerator for 3 days?

  1. JD says:

    first of all look at the coloring of the meat and the smell, if its brown it would be best not to chance it because that means it is basically on its last days of freshness. if it is not, you can keep it in the freezer, just make sure to wrap it in foil or something and it will keep for about 2 months
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  2. BUSTER BENDEM says:

    as long as meat hasent been frozen and let thaw then refrozen your fine,
    so long as what your freezing hasent turned green or anything like that.3 days aint nothing!!
    wrap tightly with celophane wrap, cover with foil and put a date on it!
    after 3 mo. feed it your dogs!
    anything before that thaw at room temp or fridge if you have the time and let the dogs beg!!
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  3. luigi73 says:

    If your steaks are still wrapped up like when you got them they are fine. Keep them in their original packaging & rerape them again with freezer bags or ziplock bags. Beef has a longer life than other meats like chicken, pork & fish. Beef will become much more tender as it ages. Your nose will tell you if they are bad, not how it looks. The pailer the corlor the more tender it will be. I know this is not we are taught but the redder the meat the tougher it is. It has to be aged. Freeze them but when you thaw it use it right away…..
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  4. LoveLife says:

    If you bought them frozen then NO do not re-freeze them…if u bought them fresh/unfrozen then possably..I would try it and if when u thaw them again see if they look or smell bad….
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  5. violet says:

    It shouldn’t be refrozen, bacteria still grows.
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