Once electricity is out how long will frozen food last in a freezer?

Answer Your freezer will stay frozen for several hours after a power outage. So will the contents. If the power is restored within 24 to 48 hrs the food should be okay.Edit: Actually, when our power was o... Read More »

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How long can you keep frozen shrimp in the freezer?

If the shrimp are in their shell, they can safely be stored for 6 to 12 months in your freezer. Peeled and deveined shrimp do not last as long--approximately three to six months. What's Cooking Ame... Read More »

How long does frozen fish last in the freezer?

When sealed properly and stored at a temperature of 0 degrees F (-18 C) or lower, shellfish, smoked fish and fatty fish such as salmon can be stored in the freezer for three to four months. Leaner ... Read More »

How long does frozen meat last in the freezer?

According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, frozen meat can last indefinitely. But for optimum quality, the service recommends keeping uncooked red meat, pork and whole chicken no longer t... Read More »

How many pounds of frozen meat or frozen veggies should you calculate per cubic foot when buying a chest freezer?

Answer In weight of water calculations there's 62.3 pounds for every cubic foot. My best advice would be to use those calculations in determining what size to buy. Answer 35 pounds per cubic foot o... Read More »