Pork Cuts - Fresh
|Roasts||3 to 5 days||4 to 8 months|
|Chops||3 to 5 days||3 to 4 months|
|Ground pork||1 to 2 days||3 to 4 months|
|Sausage||1 to 2 days||1 to 2 months|
Pork Cuts - Processed
|Bacon||7 days*||1 month|
|Bacon bits||7 days||3 months|
|Frankfurters||7 days*||1 to 2 months|
|Ham (half)||3 to 5 days||1 to 2 months|
|Luncheon meats||3 to 5 days*||1 to 2 months|
|Sausage (smoked)||7 days||1 to 2 months|
|Cooked pork||3 to 4 days||2 to 3 months|
The times shown above are for the maximum time for Best Flavor. These cuts of pork will be edible for a much longer time, but the quality and taste will diminish over time.
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Freezing Fresh Cut Hogs at Home
The best way to freeze fresh cut and wrapped pork at home is by flash freezing.
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Cooking Frozen PorkPork may be cooked frozen or defrosted. Defrosted pork should be cooked as a fresh cut; but allow additional cooking time. Frozen roasts require 1/3 to 1/2 more time for cooking. Cooking time for frozen steaks and patties varies according to surface area, thickness, and broiling temperature. Frozen cuts should be broiled farther from the heat so they do not brown too quickly. To braise frozen pot roasts, allow approximately the same cooking time as for defrosted cuts.
Defrosting PorkFrozen pork my be defrosted before or during cooking. It should be defrosted in the original wrapping in the refrigerator. Defrosting meat at room temperature is not a recommended procedure. The following is a timetable for defrosting frozen pork in a refrigerator:
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