I plan to make a standing rib roast for our Christmas dinner this Saturday. Costco had some nice looking ones and I'd like to pick one up from there. How long can a roast like that sit around in my refrigerator?
I'm going by Costco today and I would love to not have to go back again later in the week .However, five days seems like a long time to leave meat sitting around, but maybe it is different for a roast? Also, Costco had so many that I figure I'd be buying the same one whether I buy it today or a few days later (or maybe not, I'm not sure).
So should I pick up one today while I'm there, or am I better off waiting? Thanks!