How Long Do Thanksgiving Leftovers Last?
What do you love most about thanksgiving? The appetizers,? The sides? Dessert? Or maybe you love the football. Nonetheless all that food is not going to last forever and many Americans look forward to getting creative with their thanksgiving day leftovers as away to continue eating the great food and to also get rid of it. Below is a guide for you to use and keep those leftovers as long as possible. But don’t try to extend it because we don’t want you getting sick. See below!
Turkey: You can keep leftover turkey in the fridge for up to four days after it was cooked. That means if you have any left by Monday get rid of it. Better start making that soup on Sunday! However, if you put it in the freezer you can keep it up to 3 months.
Gravy: You probably shouldn’t have gravy for more than two days after your dinner if stored in the fridge. Stored in the freezer you can keep for up to 3 months. .
Cranberry Sauce: Some would call it the best part of the meal! The baby can be stored in the fridge after your dinner for up to 14 days.
Stuffing/Dressing: If stored properly in the fridge, stuffing or dressing is good to eat up to three to four days after you cooked it. However, if stored in the freezer you can keep it for a month.
Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole and Yams: Your vegetable-based sides are okay to eat up to five days after being cooked if they’re stored in the fridge. Keep them in the freezer and you got them for another 10-12 months in the freezer.
Pumpkin Pie: Surprisingly you don’t want to keep this around for more than 3 days. However, you can keep it up to 3 months in the freezer.
Apple Pie: Apple pie, however, can last up to five days in the fridge and 3 months in the freezer.
Bread: If stored in the fridge they will technically be good for up to 5 days but teeth beware they could turn into hockey pucks by then! Before they get hard make a homemade stuffing with them!
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