How long can I keep that refrigerated?
How long is too long? In the freezer, you can safely store food for months or longer, but not in the refrigerator. Follow these USDA guidelines on maximum refrigerator storage times.
Cooked leftovers: 3 to 4 days
Ground beef, veal, pork, lamb: 1 to 2 days
Chicken, turkey: 1 to 2 days
Hot dogs, opened package: 1 week
Store-prepared or homemade macaroni salad: 3 to 5 days
Fresh fish or shellfish: 1 to 2 days
Fresh eggs in shell: 3 to 5 weeks