Cooked shrimp can be refrigerated for up to 3 days. The homemade Alfredo Sauce can be keep 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
According to The Daily Meal, leftover, cooked foods should be kept in the refrigerator in an airtight container and eaten within 4-5 days. Food, whether cooked or not, should not be left at room temperature for more than 4 hours otherwise the risk of food poisoning increases.
If foods are in an abnormally hot room, then the time should be greatly reduced as bacteria grow in warmer temperatures. When storing food in the refrigerator or freezer, make sure it’s in an airtight container or bag.
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Whether you were overzealous when making dinner, or opted for a night out instead of cooking that fish fillet, we’ve all been there – stuck with a refrigerator full of leftovers. From the best way to store fresh herbs like basil and cilantro, to how long a cut onion will last in the fridge, find a list of common leftovers and how long you can safely keep them.
Follow The Daily Meal guidelines closely, and as a general rule, if you’re worried about something it’s safer to throw it out than risk getting a foodborne illness.
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