It seems to me because of the salt content of the fish sauce the Thai peppers would pickle. I just got rid of a batch that was 4 months old and was wondering if I was wasting it by throwing it out? It looked, tasted, and smelled great.
CHOW.com's Suzy Brannon shares a quick test to use on your baking soda to tell if it's still good for baking, or if it should be put to other uses, like cleaning.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.