Saving Your Holiday Leftovers
Whether you host the family get-togethers, or your aunt packs up bags of leftovers for the rest of the family, there's no doubt you have enough food for quite a few days after the holidays. If you’re all turkey’d out, check out these tips for preserving and using your holiday leftovers.
Short term storage
FoodSaver® Fresh Containers are perfect for keeping leftovers stored in the fridge fresh for later in the week. Simply fill the container leaving a bit of extra space at the top and seal with your FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealer to lock in freshness and flavor.
Portion Out Your Leftovers for the Freezer
Save Thanksgiving food in FoodSaver® Portion Pouches with your FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealer to easily heat up one serving at a time and prevent defrosting more than you need. These pouches are also microwave and simmer safe, so it's simple to heat the whole portion at once, without even opening the pouch. Foods that freeze well include turkey, casseroles, soups, stews, and chili.
Repurpose your Leftovers
If you’re tired of eating the same leftover meal, switch it up by making a whole new dish with your leftovers. Here’s a delicious recipe for Turkey Pot Pie to use up all your leftover turkey!