How to Understand the Measurement of Deli Meat?

Answer Deli meats are a popular food item for sandwiches, cold meals or any food item that requires thin slices of meat. Delis use a slicing machine to cut meats and cheeses uniformly. The machines are se... Read More »

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How to Make Deli Meat?

Deli meat is made by curing and aging raw meat with salt containing Sodium Nitrate and Sodium Nitrite before it's cooked. According to Frederick K. Ray, Oklahoma University Extension Animal Foods S... Read More »

How long can deli meat stay fresh in the refrigerator?

If the deli meat has been handled properly - no temperature abuse, no contamination, properly packaged - you should expect it to last 3-5 days. Place in an air tight container for the best results.... Read More »

What is considered a deli or luncheon meat and is sliced turkey bad to eat when you are pregnant?

Answer Luncheon meat is similar to corned beef. This is safe to eat during pregnancy and so is sliced turkey.

May I use Michigan SNAP Benefits (EBT) to purchase meat or cheese from a deli?

Yes, you can, as long as the store accepts the EBT card. The only foods you can't buy are hot foods, and those sold for consumption on the premises.