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Shelf Life

How long does that milk really last? Get the skinny on shelf life for food and ingredients here.

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

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by violin 2 months 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 months 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 11 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 10 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 11 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 8 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...

Keeping Feta Fresh

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by jasmine 12 years ago

Help! I just bought some fresh feta and am not sure how to keep it fresh. Currently, it's in water - do I keep it in water? Change the water daily? Thanks.

Sesame seeds shelf life

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by sbbodcderf 7 months ago

I just purchased a couple pounds of bulk white sesame seeds which will be mostly use for tahini. Can I just toast them like I do in preparation for the tahini, to increase their shelf life, and th...

Should yogurt taste carbonated?

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by wino22 12 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...

How long does fresh guacamole keep?

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by elyhtak 16 years ago

I love to make fresh guacamole but it doesn't seem to last more than a day in the fridge...the avocado soon turns brown. When this happens is it still ok to eat? I have been leary and just thrown...

Need Help with Expiration of WestSoy Organic Soymilk in Carton please!

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by OliveYou2 9 months ago

Not sure where to post this, but have a question regarding WestSoy Organic Unsweetened Plain Soymilk in the carton. I purchased way too many of these for a project (never got around to) and just re...

Does Saffron go bad?

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by marietinn 10 years ago

My mum has had some saffron in the pantry for...ten years...she thinks. She only uses it once or twice a year, but she's hesitant to throw it away considering how expensive it is. So, does anyon...

When does unused pasta go bad?

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by bakersdozen 11 years ago

I have never been able to tell when unused, dried pasta purchased in a box or plastic is bad. How can you tell if it will no longer taste fresh when you cook it? I have some packages unopened an...

When does cooked shrimp go bad?

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by daeira 9 years ago

I feel like such a knob. I had pulled some cooked shrimp from the fridge for lunch. I thought it was shrimp from a few days ago but now believe I've misremembered when the shrimp was from. I believ...

How long thawed meat stays good?

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by camille 13 years ago

I tend to buy a bunch of meat in one shopping trip (mostly chicken and turkey cutlets, and ground lean beef and turkey), then freeze it for later use. 1) I tend to do a counter/fridge combo for...

Can Kimchee "go bad"?

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by JTPhilly 4 years ago

I suppose I answer my own question but... earlier this week I made a personal favorite - kimchee fried rice I love kimchee but dont use it often as many of the people who regularly eat my foo...

Does wasabi powder go bad?

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by mocro 9 years ago

I just made a dipping sauce for ahi skewers using mayo + some wasabi powder I've had since the Reagan adminstration. Blech! Bitter and awful. Does wasabi powder have a shelf life or do I just ...

Shelf life of Port and Sherry

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by Ali G 12 years ago

This might be a stupid question, but how long does Port or Cream Sherry last once it's been opened? We have a bottle of each that we started and never finished and I'm wondering if I should just t...

Storing butter outside of fridge

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by SIMIHOUND 6 years ago

My wife has run into two people this week that store their butter on the counter or in the cupboard to keep the butter soft for spreading. I have read a few articles and the ones that say it is saf...

How long can pancake batter keep?

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by pixellle 12 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...