How Long Your Leftovers Are Actually Good For
Tossing things prematurely happens more often than you might think (the USDA says almost a pound of food is wasted per person per day
). Are you jumping the gun?
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Just as with cooked meats, pizza is usually good for three or four days in the refrigerator. (Wrap it tightly to keep it tasting fresh.)
One more thing:
If the pizza sat out for a few hours before being refrigerated, Tong says you're safest reheating it before eating. The skillet method
is the most effective way we've seen to revive a soggy bottom, giving you a moist crust and making the cheese melt.