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Would you feed this to your kids?

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Peckarolloveragain Mon 15-Sep-08 12:30:32

Made a massive spaghetti bolognaise last night especially so that I could give the kids the leftovers tonight for tea.

Thing is I forgot to put it in fridge or freezer and since 6pm last night has been standing in a cassserole pot with lid on the kitchen side.

Will it poison them if I give it to them? (after very thoroughly heating it up of course?)

Lauriefairycake Mon 15-Sep-08 12:31:57

it will be fine - was nice and chilly last night (unless you left it on a radiator that was on)

heat through thoroughly as you've said

HuwEdwards Mon 15-Sep-08 12:32:04

no, it will be fine - as long as all ingredients were in date when you cooked it.

silverfrog Mon 15-Sep-08 12:32:35

I'd give it to them (and regularly do blush)

I alwways cook double so that have extra for my dds, but it's never cool enough by the time i go to bed for it to go in the fridge, so always sits out overnight with a lid on.

No ill effects here yet...

zippitippitoes Mon 15-Sep-08 12:32:46

i would

cocolepew Mon 15-Sep-08 12:33:32

It will be ok to eat

WhirlingStirling Mon 15-Sep-08 12:34:04

Agree with Laurie - It will be fine. I always leave it in the pan, covered and reheat thoroughly the next night.

bobsyouruncle Mon 15-Sep-08 12:34:17

i would

technics Mon 15-Sep-08 12:35:06

I would

I do this now and again (by mistake!)

[lazy emoticon]

smoggie Mon 15-Sep-08 13:05:25

i would and do quite often blush

smoggie Mon 15-Sep-08 13:05:25

i would and do quite often blush

Snaf Mon 15-Sep-08 13:10:24

Yes, I would. It will be fine as long as it's properly heated through.

Overmydeadbody Mon 15-Sep-08 13:14:04

Yes, definately. It will be fine.

nannyL Mon 15-Sep-08 16:40:20

yes... just be sure you get it piping hot smile

Jux Mon 15-Sep-08 16:48:00

I do this all the time! Just make sure it's really hot like everyone else says!

GrimmaTheNome Mon 15-Sep-08 16:52:10

To be on the safe side, don't merely get it hot - boil it for several minutes.

When I was growing up we didn't have a fridge for several years - mum used to keep soup for several days by boiling it thoroughly each day. [we also didn't have central heating, which probably helped grin ]

notwavingjustironing Mon 15-Sep-08 16:53:27

I do this all the time and I'm not dead yet!

forevercleaning Mon 15-Sep-08 17:00:09

oh yes, its absolutely fine, nobody used to put stuff in the fridge, it was always left festering away in the oven for a day or so, before re-serving, and we are all still here to tell the tale.

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