The official bird of Thanksgiving keeps quite well when you cut it into smaller pieces before storing—in a Ziploc® container in the fridge you’ve got 3-4 days of sandwiches, and in a Ziploc® brand freezer bag in the freezer you’ve got 2-3 months. TURKEY
Ah, the carb-balls. In the pantry, hard-crusted bread will last 2-3 days in a Ziploc® brand bag; soft-crusted will last 4-5. But stash it in the freezer, and you’ve got a good 2-3 months in a Ziploc® brand freezer bag. ROLLS
MASHED POTATOES OR YAMS
Mashed potatoes or yams in a Ziploc® container last 3-5 days in the fridge, and a whopping 10-12 months in the freezer (heck, make a ton and serve them next year…kidding!) MASHED POTATOES OR YAMS
With proper storage, there’s plenty of time to stuff yourself with stuffing. In the fridge in a Ziploc® container, you’ve got 3-4 days, and in a Ziploc® brand freezer bag in the freezer, you’ve got 1 month. STUFFING
It’s all gravy when you store it in a Ziploc® container! You get 1-2 days in the fridge, and 2-3 months in the freezer. Just be sure to bring gravy to a full boil when reheating. GRAVY
Its tangy red goodness will keep just fine in a Ziploc® container—in the fridge, 10-14 days, and in the freezer, 1-2 months. CRANBERRY SAUCE
Broth always comes in handy, so save it in a Ziploc® container in the fridge for 3-4 days, or in a Ziploc® brand freezer bag in the freezer for 4-5 months.
Tip: Freeze broth in ice cube trays, and then store the frozen cubes in a Ziploc® brand freezer bags. Keep track of how many cubes = 1 cup and write the results on the bag! In our test kitchen (see photo), 12 cubes were equal to 1 cup.
For more Thanksgiving leftover ideas, check out Jazz up Your Holiday Leftovers in 30 Minutes or Less.BROTH/STOCK