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How long can thawed raw steak stay at room temperature?

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Answered 2008-09-27 19:31:35

The steak, of course, was thawed in the refrigerator. The only time meat can be unrefrigerated is the short trip from grocery to home and the amount of time it takes to prep it for cooking.

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