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° F 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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