How long can you leave soup out? A pot of soup left out overnight, is it still safe to eat? Eating food left out overnight is a real gamble. If you want to get your questions answered, leaving soup out overnight, read the article below.
If you’ve ever intentionally or accidentally left a soup or stock in the pot overnight, you’ve probably wondered if it is still safe to eat after reheating. Harold McGee had the same question, especially when he heard about the food writer Michael Ruhlman’s practice of using stock from a pot left out all week. He talked to a food safety expert to find out if reboiled stock is still safe to eat when you leave it out for one night — or even several days.