A freshly baked homemade or bakery cheesecake can stay fresh for five to seven days in the refrigerator. To preserve its quality it should be loosely covered in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and stored within two hours of baking at a minimum of 40 degrees Fahrenheit.Know More
Cheesecake can also be kept in the freezer for up to eight months when stored in aluminum foil, a heavy-duty plastic freezer bag or plastic wrap. Store bought cheesecakes normally have a "sell by" or "best by" date on the package, but this does not determine how long they remain edible, as they often keep safely for several days after this date passes. To prevent food-borne illnesses, pay attention to when a cheesecake is beginning to spoil. Watch for whether the filling is drying out or beginning to brown around the edges. The crust may also become soggy as moisture from the cheesecake seeps into the crust. Store bought cheesecakes normally have artificial or natural preservatives to help prevent spoiling.
The main ingredients in cheesecake filling generally include a soft cheese, eggs and sugar, while the crust is often made of crushed cookies or pastry. Common flavors are chocolate, strawberry, key lime and toffee. Toppings may include whipped cream, caramel, chocolate sauce, fresh fruits, cookies or nuts.Learn More
Pasta salad lasts for five to seven days in the refrigerator if there is no mayonnaise in it. This is the amount of time the salad is good past the "sell by" date.Full Answer >
Fresh clams keep for a few days in the refrigerator. The food is best if eaten within 24 hours. Fresh clams with shells that do not close when tapped should be discarded.Full Answer >
Soft homemade cookies remain fresh for 2 to 3 days on the pantry shelf, while hard homemade cookies stay fresh for 2 to 3 weeks after they are made. Homemade cookies of most types can be kept even longer in the freezer; both soft and hard homemade cookies will last for 4 to 5 months if frozen after baking.Full Answer >
Keep fudge fresh for up to 2 weeks by wrapping it tightly in plastic wrap or storing it in an airtight container and keeping it at room temperature. If properly wrapped, fudge can be stored in the freezer for several months.Full Answer >