For some families, a busy lifestyle makes home cooked turkey dinners a thing of the past. More and more families look to restaurants, grocery stores and caterers to prepare their holiday meals. Precooked dinners can be great time-savers, but they must be handled safely to prevent foodborne illness. e same food safety rules you follow when preparing foods at home apply to precooked dinners.
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