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Holiday Food Safety

LeftoversReviewed by Sharon Denny, MS, RDN

When your holiday feast ends, take steps to properly store extras so no one gets sick from eating leftovers.

Chill It Promptly

  • Store leftovers in airtight, shallow containers (2 inches deep or less).
  • Refrigerate or freeze leftovers within two hours of cooking the food. Set your refrigerator below 40°F and your freezer 0°F.
  • Remove turkey from the bone and store it separately from the stuffing and gravy. You can leave sliced breast meat, legs and wings whole.

Use It or Lose It

  • Use refrigerated cooked turkey within three to four days. Use stuffing and gravy within one to two days.
  • Eat leftover casseroles and cooked vegetables within three to four days.
  • Finish fruit and cream pies within two to three days and cheesecake within seven days.
  • Regardless of how many days have passed: If in doubt, throw it out!

Reheat Right

  • Reheat leftovers to 165°F. Bring leftover gravy to a rolling boil on the stove before serving it a second time.

Reviewed November 2014