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Question concerning leftovers...

So on Saturday night I cook a ribeye to medium rare for my wife, she only eats half of it. It's now Tuesday and the steak has been in the fridge since then. Is it safe to eat? Should it be cooked to well done or is it safe to just warm to desired temp? Wondering if there is an "official" guideline?
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  • perfectly safe. no need to cook at all if you don't want to
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  • jfarleyjfarley Posts: 145
    I'm not a health department professional, but I would have no issue with eating that steak. Today I ate the meat off three of the ribs from my Christmas day prime rib that have been in the fridge for a week. That was more than five hours ago and I'm still not retching.
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  • with leftovers, they will smell and look funky when they are done. I would easily eat them after a week if I knew they were kept at safe temps. This topic always gets people fired up so do what you feel is safe....but you are fine
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 25,077
    I think the biggest danger would be your wife angry about you eating the rest of her ribeye.

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  • You are good. No worries at all...except maybe that your wife will be mad like nola said
  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,488
    happens all the time here, my wife never finishes her steak.  makes a great sandwich the next day.
  • Put it in an omlette
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