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Shelf Life

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Baccalau (Salted Cod) - How long does it keep?

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by suse 14 years ago

I know that the whole point of salting cod was originally to preserve it. I bought some some time ago and put it in the back of the fridge - silly me - not the place to put it, if you actually pla...

How long does bacon keep?

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by karykat 12 years ago

I have some really good bacon we bought about a month ago. We used some but have most of a package left. How long does bacon keep? I've never been clear on that. It seems like it should keep a ...

Deep Space Food Challenge: Food for the Next Frontier

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . Our focus is on providing future space explorers and people on Earth nutritious foods they will enjoy. The Deep Space Food Challenge will identify food production technologies that can: ...

How long can I keep Prime Rib before cooking it?

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by DishyDiva 12 years ago

Some friends from out of town were suppose to come today but may be delayed for another 1 or 2 days. I bought a prime rib standing roast yesterday, expecting to cook it today or tomorrow for their...

Anybody else notice this?

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by MissMarleygirl 11 months ago

I bought a 4 pound bag of Domino sugar back in August. It says it is good until July '23. It is hard as a rock and I cannot pound the lumps out even with a mallet. I stored it in a cool dry plac...

Long Term Cheese Storage

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by melamartin42 9 years ago

Is there a way to store cheese so it will last for a year or two? I've read that red wax will keep it longer, but how long? Can I buy a 1 lb block of cheddar or colby or jack cheese at the store,...

Should yogurt taste carbonated?

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by wino22 14 years ago

Help, I am eating some right now and it smells fine, tastes like peach yogurt, but seems carbonated. I also noticed that the lid was popped up, like air was trapped inside... should I throw it out...

Can Dried Beans Go Bad?

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by pixelrn 14 years ago

I found a couple of bags of dried beans in my kitchen and they are past the expiration date. I always thought that dried beans last a very long time if kept dry. Do you think it's safe to use them?

Loose tea in tins- how long does it keep? Does loose tea in never-opened sealed tins expire?

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by prima 9 years ago

I've got several tins of loose tea that have been in the pantry for at least a couple years, and some tins that have been in the pantry for more than 5 years. Does the tea expire or go stale, if th...

How long do unopened bottles of hard liquor/liquers stay drinkable for? And opened?

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by Shayna Madel 14 years ago

I don't drink much hard liquor at all, for no particular reason. But, years ago, I did establish a little bar in my wall unit. I have bottles of scotch, rye and a few other things, unopened, for ...

How long can chicken liver pate will last in the fridge? And can it be frozen?

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by KMeev 8 years ago

I read a lot of conflicting information across the boards, and most posts are years old, so hopefully by reintroducing the subject there will be some more recent information on whether or not anyon...

How long does heavy cream stay fresh?

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by mctoft 11 years ago

Hi, I have some heavy whipping cream in my fridge, two cartons. Both have been opened. Both are expired (one a month ago, the other 2.5 months ago). But they smell fine! And I tasted the oldest one...

How long will (unsliced) salami/cured meat last?

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by yerbamate170 2 years ago

So I bought around 1kg of Salami (unsliced, still in casing) from Spain - one is a chorizo type, one looks like a cured loin and the other a standard salami type. These were not being refrigerated ...

How long can pancake batter keep?

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by pixellle 14 years ago

I used to always make a big batch of pancakes on the weekend then freeze the leftovers. They froze very well, with wax or parchment paper in between each one, then I could cook them as needed in t...

What should I save? Putting my stuff in storage...

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by violin 2 years ago

I am moving in with my father next month, who is aging and disabled and now needs around the clock care. His house is packed full of stuff (ugh..) so I am only bringing essential items with me. I...

Actual Shelf Life of Tortillas?

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by zackly 2 years ago

I frequently buy commercially prepared tortillas (corn and flour), use a few, then store the remaining in the refrigerator. Yesterday, I used flour tortillas with an expiration date of 2/22/19 with...

how long does stock keep in the frig?

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by mschow 13 years ago

I made some homemade chicken stock 2 weeks ago and have not used it all up. It's been refrigerated and kept in a ceramic container in the frig. How long will this stay good, or is it already spoi...

Question: When do Pillsbury Crescent Rolls expire?

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by jpmcd 13 years ago

I just found a package of them in my fridge...the only expiration date I saw on it was for a upc code promotion that expired in June '06 (whoops) Since they are processed, canned and refrigerate...

How long will Sangria last in the fridge?

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by pancake 13 years ago

I cut up a bunch of fruit (mango's, apples, and peaches) and left it to soak in red wine for a Sangria base. That was 2 days ago........how long will this last?

Lemons gotten covered with mold

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by Tonto 10 years ago

Every time I buy lemons at the market and bring them home they are covered with mold in a matter of days. Inside or outside the frig. The lemons from my meyer lemon tree never get moldy. Anyone kn...