What to do with your Super Bowl leftovers

Posted at 6:32 AM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 06:52:54-05

In just a few days, many of us will be chowing down on chips, wings and other snacks.

The food is a major part of any Super Bowl party!

If you end up with leftovers, they can make great meals and snacks over the next couple days.

There are some important things you need to keep in mind, though, so you don’t end up getting sick.

Patient First has these guidelines:

  • refrigerate leftovers within two hours, otherwise toss the food out
  • divide large amounts of hot food into smaller portions so they cool quickly
  • refrigerate leftovers in airtight containers
  • freeze leftovers that will not be eaten within four days