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We all have had leftover’s in our fridge at one point or another. I love left overs, and my fiancé hates them… so the way I see it is, more for me! But how long can you keep leftovers before they go old?
While the answer may vary depending on the type of left overs you get, we’re here to help you figure out whether or not you should risk it with those leftovers.
Here’s some tips on how to best store your leftovers according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service:
Keep food out of the “danger zone” 40 to 140 degrees. When food is kept in warmer temperatures, bacteria can grow more rapidly.
Put leftovers away within 2 hours of cooking.
Cover leftovers with plastic food wrap, or use containers to seal the food.
So now the answer I know you’re all here for… How long to leftovers last?
According to the FSIS, leftovers last about four days in the fridge and up to four months in the freezer.
This timeline is more of a general rule of thumb. When eating leftovers, you should always use your senses of sight, and smell to determine whether or not you think the food it still good. Like, I wouldn’t personally be eating 4 day old sushi…
Hopefully this will help you next time you’re not feeling like cooking but also wondering… can I still eat those leftovers in the fridge?
Some Of The Worst Ways To End Work Emails
We send and receive a lot of emails throughout our lifetime, mainly while at work. How many times have you wondered about the best way to respond to a work email? In general, emails tend to have their own language or dialect. Sometimes there’s an underlying tone behind the professional jargon of your email. Like any other form of communication, the language of email has unwritten rules that change over time.
Most people don’t think about their email closing lines or what kind of vibe they may give off. According to Preply, nearly half (46%) of people say they can tell a coworker’s mood based on their greetings and sign-offs. Meanwhile, only 37% of people admitted to tweaking their own closing lines to show frustration. They also mentioned that younger workers may more often express their feelings through email.
Looking closer at the study’s data on salutations, they mention corporate communication “faux pas.” Sixty-five percent of people want everyone to do away with using “sent from my phone, please excuse typos.” The results also show that Forty-two percent say emojis are never appropriate, while more than 50% think they are “sometimes okay.”
The most common sign-offs shown in the study include “thank you,” “thanks,” just your name, and “sincerely.” The surveyors considered those to be the “most uptight” sign-offs. When it comes to the “most savage” sign-offs or worst ways to end an email they found these phrases to be the worst ways to do it.
If you want to end a work email in the best way possible, the study found has some helpful tips. You may want to use phrases like “thanks,” “talk soon,” and “take care.”
The full study can be found here.
These are some of the worst ways to end work emails.