High risk persons should avoid soft cheeses, such as Mexican cheese, feta, Brie, Camembert, and blue cheese (cottage cheese is safe); thoroughly cook leftovers and ready-to-eat foods (such as hot-dogs); and avoid foods from the deli.
Serve salsa and rice dishes with a fresh garden salad, or as side dishes with fondue, or alongside a plate of burritos; alternatively, combine the salsa and rice dishes into 1 casserole and use the leftovers as burrito filling.
Using a toaster oven to bake meals or re-heat leftovers can be a great way to conserve energy and save money on your power bill, especially if you prepare relatively small servings of baked foods on a regular basis.
Without access to a sufficient supply of containers in a variety of sizes, it would be difficult or impossible to keep bulk food fresh on your shelves or preserve meal leftovers to enjoy on future occasions.
Meats should be refrigerated as soon as possible after bringing them home from the grocery store, and cooked leftovers should be refrigerated as soon as possible after a meal to prevent spoilage.