Stopping sous vide to drive to relatives, then restarting

By Kevin Burke I want to sous vide some ribs at ~152 degrees for about 18 hours for Father’s Day.

Unfortunately we’re supposed to drive to my dad’s tomorrow before dinner to serve them. I can’t go over there tonight so I want to start it tonight at my apartment, then drive over there before serving.

The drive is about one hour long. We were going to put the ribs in an insulated bag for the drive. They’ll be cooked for about 16 hours at 152, then one hour drive, then 3 hours in the cooker, then 40 mins in the oven, then dinner.

Will the ribs be safe to eat if I do that? Will they taste okay? …read more