How to Prevent Leftovers from Spoiling

862Cooking at home is great because it is healthier for both your body and your bank account. Another benefit lies in leftovers; cooking one meal a night can easily turn into lunch for the next day. Be sure to refrigerate or freeze your leftovers within two hours of cooking as a way to keep your food from spoiling.*

Reusable containers are a convenient way to store your leftovers in the refrigerator. If you’re going to freeze your leftovers, use a FoodSaver or manually squeeze out all of the excess air to protect your food from freezer burn.

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