Food Storage - How long can you keep...


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3-5 days
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1-2 months



  • How long does meat pie last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep freshly baked meat pie (including steak and kidney pie, tourtiere) refrigerated.
  • How long can meat pie be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; meat pie should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature.
  • How long does meat pie last in the fridge? Freshly baked meat pie will keep for about 3 to 5 days in the fridge; refrigerate covered with aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
  • Can you freeze meat pie? Yes, to freeze: wrap meat pie tightly with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place in heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • How long does meat pie last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 1 to 2 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - meat pie that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if meat pie is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the meat pie: discard any that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the meat pie.

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