How Long Does Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Last in the Fridge?

It’s a few hours, maybe a day or two at most after Thanksgiving, and you’re hungry. Or maybe you’re not hungry but you’re craving pecan pie. And turkey. And mashed potatoes and stuffing and green beans and Grandma’s corn casserole and cornbread and cra…

It’s a few hours, maybe a day or two at most after Thanksgiving, and you’re hungry. Or maybe you’re not hungry but you’re craving pecan pie. And turkey. And mashed potatoes and stuffing and green beans and Grandma’s corn casserole and cornbread and cranberry sauce. You know, the fixin’s. So you go to the fridge or the freezer to grab a storage container packed to the brim with leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner and wonder, “is this safe to eat?” How long does leftover turkey last?

On this very site we’ve dedicated a contest and many, many posts to tips on how to let all those Thanksgiving leftovers live their best lives—because eating leftover Thanksgiving turkey for an entire week straight can wear down even the most avid of poultry fans.

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30 Inexpensive Gifts That Say ‘I’m Thinking of You’

We’re firmly in the camp that gasp-inducing gifts don’t always have to be expensive. Sure, it’s nice to treat family and friends to an extravagant indulgence, but money really can’t buy happiness. That’s why we’ve rounded up 30 inexpensive gift ideas f…

We’re firmly in the camp that gasp-inducing gifts don’t always have to be expensive. Sure, it’s nice to treat family and friends to an extravagant indulgence, but money really can’t buy happiness. That’s why we’ve rounded up 30 inexpensive gift ideas for... well, everyone in your life that barely hit $50.

From Otherland’s beautifully packaged candles to Anthro’s bistro-inspired monogram mug you’ve seen all over Instagram, these 30 gifts prove that it’s really the thought that matters most.

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11 Absurdly Large Halloween Decorations (Including the 12-Foot Skeleton)

When it comes to Halloween decor, you either go big or go home—literally. And while it might sound strange to think about pumpkins and skeletons in the middle of summer, given how the pandemic has seemingly slowed time and there’s a general feeling of …

When it comes to Halloween decor, you either go big or go home—literally. And while it might sound strange to think about pumpkins and skeletons in the middle of summer, given how the pandemic has seemingly slowed time and there’s a general feeling of restlessness in the air, thinking about over-the-top Halloween decor is keeping us going at the moment—especially when that viral 12-foot skeleton is back.

Why would you ever want a regular human-sized skeleton instead of a towering 12-foot skeleton complete with a burning pumpkin head? Or tiny critters when you can drape a 16-foot wide web with house-sized spiders around your space?

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Easy Vegan Flan (No-Bake!)

If you’ve never had flan, you’re in for a treat! This easy, vegan version may be dairy- and egg-free, but it doesn’t skimp on flavor or texture. A dreamy, salted caramel sauce beautifully coats a coconut milk custard. The result? A cheesecake-like coco…

Easy Vegan Flan (No-Bake!)

If you’ve never had flan, you’re in for a treat! This easy, vegan version may be dairy- and egg-free, but it doesn’t skimp on flavor or texture. A dreamy, salted caramel sauce beautifully coats a coconut milk custard. The result? A cheesecake-like coconut custard covered in rich, salty caramel sauce. Swoon! Talk about a dreamy dessert. Plus, just 7 ingredients required. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Blueberry, Strawberry & Jicama Salsa

It’s time to get snacking with this fresh and festive Blueberry, Strawberry, and Jicama Salsa. It is one of my favorite recipes to make for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, or really any day! It is so simple to make and so good with salt…

It’s time to get snacking with this fresh and festive Blueberry, Strawberry, and Jicama Salsa. It is one of my favorite recipes to make for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, or really any day! It is so simple to make and so good with salty tortilla chips. It is always a crowd…

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13 Easy & Elevated Decorating Ideas for Your 4th of July

When you think of Fourth of July decor, don’t let your mind go straight to plastic tablecloths, paper plates, and mini American flags. Of course, we hang Old Glory with pride, but we also like to find ways to create a festive ambiance without the kitsc…

When you think of Fourth of July decor, don’t let your mind go straight to plastic tablecloths, paper plates, and mini American flags. Of course, we hang Old Glory with pride, but we also like to find ways to create a festive ambiance without the kitsch or the waste.

Instead of highly themed accessories that you’ll only use once—or at the very least, once a year—look for timeless tabletop and patio finds in red, white, and blue (but not necessarily all three together) that can be used throughout the season.

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Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

It’s no secret that I am a cookie monster. I have created hundreds of cookie recipes over the years. I love them all, but this Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (aka pizookie) is the ultimate cookie dessert! This giant chocolate chip cookie is made i…

It’s no secret that I am a cookie monster. I have created hundreds of cookie recipes over the years. I love them all, but this Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (aka pizookie) is the ultimate cookie dessert! This giant chocolate chip cookie is made in a cast iron skillet so you don’t have to scoop the…

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20 Under-$25 Gifts That’re Totally Priceless

Believe it or not, a big budget is not the only path to a great gift. Sometimes, the very best presents are inexpensive—about the thought and not the price tag. Even if it costs under $25.

Your self-care enthusiast of a sister will appreciate a set of…

Believe it or not, a big budget is not the only path to a great gift. Sometimes, the very best presents are inexpensive—about the thought and not the price tag. Even if it costs under $25.

Your self-care enthusiast of a sister will appreciate a set of eye masks that recreate spa vibes in the home, while your wine-loving bestie will graciously accept a cute bottle tote for all her on-the-go drinking needs. As long as you get personal, the meaning and usefulness of a gift transcends its cost. For your inspiration, we gathered 20 incredibly thoughtful gifts under $25 that are sure to delight and surprise.

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Perfect Mother’s Day Breakfast Recipes

PERFECT MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST RECIPESSavory Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas With Mother’s Day just around the corner we thought we would round up our favorite breakfast and brunch recipes that are perfect to celebrate Mom, or the Mother…

PERFECT MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST RECIPES
Savory Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas With Mother’s Day just around the corner we thought we would round up our favorite breakfast and brunch recipes that are perfect to celebrate Mom, or the Mother figure in your life. We choose some sweet recipes, and some savory, and some…

Crepes

Crepes are such a special treat and are easy to make at home. You don’t have to fly to France to enjoy the best crepes in the world, you can make them in your own kitchen! If you haven’t had crepes before, they are basically ultra-thin panc…

Crepes are such a special treat and are easy to make at home. You don’t have to fly to France to enjoy the best crepes in the world, you can make them in your own kitchen! If you haven’t had crepes before, they are basically ultra-thin pancakes that can be made with sweet or savory…

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