Want to know how long your leftovers are safe to eat? It depends a bit on when you put them away and how you store them but the guide linked below will allow you to explore those details and decide to put it in the fridge, freeze it or just let it go.
- Deep in the recesses of most people’s refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week’s chicken dinne
- Packaged foods tend to last a big longer than those suggested dates. Last night’s dinner, though, is not as hearty.
- Cooked food leftovers can usually stay in the fridge for only three or four days. And if you want to put food in the freezer, it will last indefinitely.
“Before you head back for seconds, make sure that pumpkin pie–or any other pie with an egg-based fillling–hasn’t sat out for more than two hours.”