Can I Freeze My Thanksgiving Leftovers?

Can I Freeze My Thanksgiving Leftovers?

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Emma Christensen
Nov 26, 2013
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Q: I will be hosting a small Thanksgiving this year, but there will be lots of food. Generally, how long will leftovers last in the fridge, and what are the best foods to freeze for a longer period of time? Thanks!

Sent by Anika

Editor: Many leftovers will keep for a week in the fridge, although the USDA recommends not refrigerating cooked meats for longer than three or four days.

The turkey, gravy, stuffing and dinner rolls will definitely freeze well:

Readers, which Thanksgiving leftovers do you like to freeze?

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