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How To Reheat Food Correctly

Watch more Food Preparation Tips, Tricks, & Techniques videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Turn leftovers into another tasty meal by following the reheating instructions in this Howcast video. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Reheat soups and other liquids Boil soups, sauces, gravies, and other liquids over direct heat. Heat cheese-based sauces on lower settings for a longer time and stir often. Step 2: Microwave small leftovers Microwave small portions of food on the highest power, using a microwave-safe container. Cover with heavy plastic wrap, stir occasionally, and turn the dish several times while cooking. Tip Use a food thermometer to check the temperature after cooking. All food should be reheated to 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Step 3: Put roasted food in the oven Put roasts, casseroles, and pasta dishes with sauce in an oven-safe pan and cover loosely with aluminum foil. Bake at 325 degrees and heat to 165 degrees. Tip Don't leave food out for more than two hours. Leftovers should only be kept for four days. Step 4: Warm up pasta Warm up leftover pasta without sauce by placing it in a metal strainer and submerging it in a pan of boiling water for 30 seconds. Step 5: Crisp pizza in a toaster oven Crisp leftover pizza in a toaster or regular oven set to 350 degrees until the cheese melts. Did You Know? Did you know? Food poisoning sends 325,000 people to the hospital and kills 5,000 people each year.
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