According to foodsafety.gov, the bacteria in food left out for more than two hours can double in number every 20 minutes.
Some of that bacteria can become a poison or toxin that could make you ill.
Foodsafety.gov has several safe turkey leftover handling tips on its website.
Officials recommend everything from when you should throw food away to how long it can be stored - both in your fridge and your freezer.
After a one-two punch of snowstorms, we're left with bitter cold. Even with plenty of sunshine today, look for highs only around 30-degrees. West winds 5-10 mph with feels like temperatures in the teens. Bundle up and watch for icy patches on roads and sidewalks.
The cold stays with us for a few more days.
Then, we start tracking another potentially messy wnitry storm, set to arrive on Saturday.