Thanksgiving Recipes and Leftovers

Easy recipes for leftover turkey, how to store your leftovers, and how long your cranberries will really last.

  • Remove food.Store the frozen items in coolers. Refrigerated, perishable foods generally won’t spoil during the cleaning process if left at room temperature for under 2 hours.
  • Clean crispers and ice-maker bins.Place in warm water with dish soap and scrub. Empty ice maker (ice can absorb odors).
  • Clean doors, shelves, and walls.Vacuum food crumbs. Wipe with a solution of two tablespoons baking soda and one quart warm water.
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