Enjoy Your Meal All Over Again with these leftover tips from your local grocery store Save A Lot
Enjoy Your Meal All Over Again with these leftover tips from your local grocery store Save A Lot

Enjoy Your Meal All Over Again

So that delicious family meal is over and you swore that you'd never eat another piece of turkey. After you've loosened your belt, it's time to roll up your sleeves and pack away your tasty leftovers for another day. Follow our guide to store your meals and use them in new and different ways.

 

 

YOUR GUIDE TO HOLIDAY LEFTOVERS

 

Enjoy your leftovers before they go bad. Use this guide to determine how long you can keep them in your fridge.

 

Turkey

 

Turkey

3-5 Days

 

Ham

 

Ham

3-5 Days

 

Mashed Potatoes

 

Mashed Potatoes

3-5 Days

 

Stuffing

 

Stuffing

1-2 Days

 

Cranberry Sauce

 

Cranberry Sauce

5-7 Days

 

Cooked Veggies

 

Cooked Veggies

3-5 Days

 

Pumpkin Pie

 

Pumpkin Pie

2-3 Days

 

Fruit Pie

 

Fruit Pie

3-5 Days

 

 

 

 

TIPS FOR KEEPING LEFTOVERS

 

Airtight packaging or containers

 

Make sure leftovers are properly stored in airtight packaging or containers to prevent the spread of bacteria.

 

Microwave Safe Containers

 

Only use microwave-safe plastics, glass and ceramic dishes in the microwave.

 

Temperature

 

Don't leave perishable foods at room temperature for more than two hours.

 

Prevent Freezer Burn

Prevent freezer burn by removing as much air as possible before storing in the freezer.

 

Store in the fridge

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for 1-7 days, see the guide above for more details.

 

 

 

Top 3 Leftover Recipes

 

Tangy Cranberry Meatballs ingredients and recipe only from your local grocery Save A Lot

 

Tangy Cranberry Meatballs:

These slow-cooked meatballs marry savory and sweet for an appetizer you won’t be able to resist.

 

 

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie ingredients and recipe only from your local grocery Save A Lot

 

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie:

This simple recipe makes use of all the familiar Thanksgiving leftovers, delivering comfort food the whole family will love.

 

 

 

Sweet Potato Casserole Muffins ingredients and recipe only from your local grocery Save A Lot

 

Sweet Potato Casserole Muffins:

Leftover sweet potato casserole shines in these streusel topped muffins.