6. Beef, Veal, Lamb, and Pork
Steaks, chops, and roasts can all last 3 to 5 days in the fridge. However, steaks frozen can last 6 to 12 months, chops frozen last 4 to 6 months, and roasts frozen last 4 to 12 months. Know your food groups!
Both chicken and turkey whole and in pieces can last only 1 to 2 days in the fridge. Whole can last 1 year frozen and in pieces can last only 9 months frozen.
8. Soups and stews
With vegetables or meat added, a soup or stew can last 3 to 4 days in the fridge. It can be frozen for 2 to 3 months if you’re planning on saving some for a rainy (or sick) day!
Leftover (cooked) meat or poultry, chicken nuggets or patties, and pizza can all last 3 to 4 days in the fridge. However meat or poultry frozen lasts 2 to 6 months, chicken nuggets or patties frozen last 1 to 3 months, and pizza frozen lasts 1 to 2 months.
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