WONDER #419: How Long Do Leftovers Last?

Question 1 of 3

The key to keeping leftovers safe to eat is making sure that harmful what are not allowed to grow on the food?

  1. bacteria
  2. hair
  3. broccoli
  4. pudding

Question 2 of 3

Bacteria grow best at what temperatures?

  1. cold
  2. frozen
  3. warm
  4. chilly

Question 3 of 3

When you cook a meal and have leftovers, be sure to do what with the leftovers within two hours of cooking (or within one hour if it’s above 90° F/32° C)?

  1. stagnate
  2. refrigerate
  3. dispose
  4. recycle

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