The Safest Ways to Reheat Leftovers and Avoid Food Poisoning

The microwave is everyone’s go-to when it comes to reheating the previous night’s meatloaf, but you should take extra care to make sure those leftovers are safe enough to be today’s lunch. Here’s how.

Source: The Safest Ways to Reheat Leftovers and Avoid Food Poisoning

I’m surprised no one has mentioned using an actual thermometer here. People are notoriously bad at estimating temperatures and most foods need to be reheated to at least 74° C/165° F. Your finger will hurt long before you get to that point.

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Pizza: Best Way to Store and Reheat

The real problem (if you can really call it a problem) is figuring out the best way to eat [pizza] after Day 1. There are of course those that believe that reheating pizza in any fashion constitutes true sacrilege — that one should always eat their leftovers cold. Certainly, cold pizza can be a delicious and easy option.

But sometimes you want something warm in your belly and wish to bring back the original flavors and get the hot grease flowing again. How should you go about doing so? Do you pop it in the microwave? Throw it on the grill? Luckily for you, we decided to test out the best ways to reheat your pizza. Our findings may surprise you (as they did me), and may in fact lead to a slice of pie that was even better than the original.

Source: The Best Way To Reheat Pizza

  • There’s no conclusion to the article to contrast the methods of reheating
  • Wax or Parchment paper (they’re different things) are a better choice than paper towel, which risks fusing with the pizza (what’s a little more fiber?).  Parchment paper is better…
  • Using foil effectively rules out reheating in the microwave