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Is It Safe To Eat My Leftover Potatoes Eight Days Later?

Q:

I cooked a roast one week ago with potatoes. The leftovers have been in my refrigerator. Is it safe to eat the potatoes eight days later? Can I fry them?

A:

Refrigerated, leftover potatoes are best reheated and served within two days of original preparation. Remember, when it comes to food safety it’s always best to err on the side of caution.