Be sure to store those leftovers properly so you can continue to enjoy the meal for days to come! All food should be stored in air-tight containers. If freezing, wrap twice in plastic wrap, then twice again in foil to help protect from freezer-burn.
- Mashed potatoes can be frozen with great success. Simply reheat, in the plastic baggie, in a skillet of barely-simmering water.
- Mashed sweet potatoes can be done with the same method. If you used sweet potatoes whole, I suggest you heat them (via pot or microwave), then mash them down, then proceed as above.
- Pies can be froze, at least the fruit pies. If you’ve got cream pies, eat them up first. :D Milk products don’t like to be frozen – well, at least not thawed out after being frozen. They lose their texture and become curdled.
- Rolls, of course, can be frozen. Wrap in edible portions, then wrap twice with plastic wrap and and twice with foil.
- Did you know that rice is an excellent candidate for freezing? Freeze in edible portions in freezer-safe containers and thaw in fridge for 24-hours before freezing, or microwave on low power until to temperature you desire.
- Turkey, of course, freezes great! The key here is to make sure that you get all oxygen out of the bags first, or else you’ll have a very tough bird!
Enjoy your leftovers! Again – and again – and again –