FAQs
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Is Papa Charlie's Italian Beef certified Kosher or Pareve?
No. Papa Charlie's Italian Beef is not certified Kosher or Pareve.
What is the best way of saving left over Papa Charlie's Beef?
Papa Charlie's Italian Beef can be stored in a resealable type plastic container in your refrigerator for 2-3 days prior to reheating. Once thawed, Papa Charlie's should be treated as a deli meat and disregarded by the 4th day.
Can I re-freeze Papa Charlie's Italian Beef once it has been thawed?
For maximum flavor and freshness, we do not recommend refreezing Papa Charlie's Italian Beef once it has been thawed.
How do I grill and tailgate with Papa Charlie's Italian Beef?
Empty thawed contents into a saucepan or an aliminium foil tray. Place on the grill on low heat until warm to the touch. Do Not Boil product on the grill.
What is the best way to store Papa Charlie's Italian Beef?
Papa Charlie's Italian Beef should be stored in the freezer in its original container.
Can Papa Charlie's Italian Beef be prepared in a slow cooker?
Yes. We recommend cooking on low and cooking time will range depending on the size package content. A no mess shortcut with our 36 ounce Family size is placing the container (without lid) along with approximately six cups of water in a slow cooker on low for 1.5-2.5 hours. See serving tips for more detail.
Can Papa Charlie's Italian Beef be cooked in a microwave?
Papa Charlie's Italian Beef is best prepared on the stovetop; however, if you prefer to heat it in the microwave, you'll find simple instructions on the back of your package.
What is the best way to prepare Papa Charlie's Italian Beef?
You can prepare Papa Charlie's Italian Beef right on the stovetop. Just follow the easy steps on the back of your package.
What are the best breads for Papa Charlie's Italian Beef?
The traditional bread for Papa Charlie's Italian Beef is a hearty crust French bread or roll.
What are the best condiments for Papa Charlie's Italian Beef?
The best condiments for Papa Charlie's Italian Beef are green peppers, sauteed onions, mozzarella cheese, giardiniera, and marinara sauce.
What shortcuts can be done to speed up preparation the day of serving?
Set frozen container in warm water hours in advance of your stove top heating.
What are some ways I can serve Papa Charlie's Italian Beef?
There are many ways one can serve Papa Charlie's Italian Beef. It can be served as a sandwich, open face sandwich, on a croissant, a pita sandwich, or on top of pizza! Try some of our classic recipes.