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Old 11-15-2018, 10:24 AM
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that'll work if the fridge is in the 40'F range. . .
if it's in the 36'F range, it takes a week.
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Wow !
You keep your fridge at 36 ????
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yes.
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You keep your fridge at 36 ????
I also keep my fridge at 36F. And freezer at -6. I thaw my bird in a cooler of cold water.
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What's the advantage, over the forty setting ?
Seems to me that lettuce, etc will get icy...
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it's a newer model - no icing, etc noted.

an older model once did ice things in certain spots.... but this one seems to have more even temp control.
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My 'Olde Model' will ice up some stuff, but not all, stuff on the top shelf, rear, at 38...


What's the advantage of 36 over, say, 40 ?
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I don't cook a whole turkey any more. But I DO cook it in parts - like the legs, thighs. wings or breast.

I THIS case, whatever parts that I plan to cook, I defrost them in cold water while they are still vacuum sealed & go from there.
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