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9 Leftover Foods You're Reheating Wrong


Are you reheating your leftovers the right way? If not, you might be ending up with mediocre-tasting leftovers, and that's no good! Keep these tips in mind the next time you reheat certain foods.

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Depending on the type of leftovers you have, some reheating methods are better than others. No matter what food you're heating up, the most important thing is to make sure your leftovers are heated all the way through to an internal temperature of 165°F and kept above 140°F before serving. This helps to ensure that any harmful bacteria is killed and will prevent food poisoning. 

Whether you're enjoying the fruits of your meal prepping labor or a slice of delivery pizza from the night before, here's how to reheat your leftovers the right way.

And while you're at it, here's How to Properly Handle Leftovers.

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  • 2 oz red spaghetti
  • 2 oz green spaghetti
  • 2 cups shrimp
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Paprika
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese


  1. Boil the red and green spaghetti separately in salted water until al dente.
  2. Fry the shrimp in a pan with plenty of salt, pepper and paprika.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of cream cheese, and stir through until combined.
  4. Arrange the cooked spaghetti in an alternating pattern on a plate.
  5. Top with the creamy shrimp sauce
  6. Garnish, and serve!

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