How Long Can You Safely Keep Your Thanksgiving Leftovers? Now that Thanksgiving is gone what are we going to do about all of those left overs? We know that some will be eaten, and some will be refrigerated, so what is the proper way to get the most out of these leftovers? the table is cleared and the dishes are done, it comes time to chip away at the rest of your Thanksgiving feast. What ever you do make sure you do it soon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lots of people come down with food born illnesses during the holidays because of improperly stored leftovers. Cooked foods shouldn’t stay out longer than two hours at room temperature. Stored in the fridge, you can safely snack for up to four days. If frozen, you could extend the clock to four months. How long do you stretch out leftovers?
How Long Can You Safely Keep Your Thanksgiving Leftovers?
by Lynne Haze
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