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How long do you typically keep leftovers before you throw them out?

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Asked by elizabiza at 9:14 AM on Aug. 18, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • 5-7 days max! I clean out my fridge the eve. before garbage pickup every week. Then there's no fuzzy little surprises in the fridge!

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:18 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • If it grows- it goes!!

    Answer by Crysalisgirl at 9:20 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • Growning up with 10 brothers lol we never had them. My family of 4, 2 daughters ,husband and my self i learned to not over cook and i do not like leftovers so what is left at our house we throw it out.

    Answer by MTM at 9:20 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • 3 days, if they're lucky enough to last that long.

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 9:22 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • 3 days. I worked with a dietitian and this is what she did and recommended.

    Answer by Bmat at 9:24 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • 3 days here too.

    Answer by Christine0813 at 9:29 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • 3 days

    Answer by cnoble927 at 9:31 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • 2 or 3 days max.

    Answer by my2loves0607 at 9:33 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • My kids refuse to eat leftovers so after we eat I have to throw all leftover food away

    Answer by missthang42001 at 9:36 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • 1-2 days

    Answer by Memigen at 9:37 AM on Aug. 18, 2010

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