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ARTICHOKES - FRESH, COOKED

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3-5 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • How long do cooked artichokes last in the fridge or freezer? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - refrigerate artichokes within two hours of cooking.
  • To maximize the shelf life of cooked artichokes for safety and quality, refrigerate the artichokes in shallow airtight containers or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
  • Properly stored, cooked artichokes will last for 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator.
  • To further extend the shelf life of cooked artichokes, freeze them; freeze in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • Before freezing, sprinkle cooked artichokes with a small amount of lemon juice to prevent darkening.
  • How long do cooked artichokes last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for 10 to 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - cooked artichokes that have been kept constantly frozen at 0℉ will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How long do cooked artichokes last after being frozen and thawed? Cooked artichokes that havw been thawed in the fridge can be kept for an additional 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator before cooking; artichokes that were thawed in the microwave or in cold water should be eaten immediately.
  • How long can cooked artichokes be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; cooked artichokes should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature.
  • How to tell if cooked artichokes are bad? The best way is to smell and look at the artichokes: discard any that have an off smell or appearance, do not taste first.

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