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What is the shelf life of apple cider vinegar?

chocolatetartguy | Jun 14, 201312:13 PM     13

I was cooking at my mother's house and rummaging through her cupboards for ingredients. She has a bottle of Heinz cider vinegar that smells OK, but I wonder. Is it the nature of vinegar that it lasts forever?

I can't say when it was last used in cooking, 10 years, maybe more? I did use it a few years ago to try to stave off ants that were attacking my freezer after the seal malfunctioned. Someone told me that ants didn't like to crawl where vinegar was wiped. That was not true.

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