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Can Lasagna be made 1-2 days ahead?

by gtrekker2003 8 years ago

I am making lasagna with meat bechamel sauce. Can I make it a day or two ahead and keep it in the fridge ...

hotoynoodle commented 7 days ago

Does This Happen to You? - Raspberries Rot/Mold Overnight

by amstrgy 9 years ago

We buy raspberries primarily at Fairway. However, often they rot or mold the day after we've bought them. It doesn'...


chocolatetartguy commented 11 days ago

Caviar -- is it spoiled?

by TorontoJo 8 years ago

So I'm not a caviar eater, but received a small jar in a gift basket 2 years (!) ago. I put it in my panty and forgo...


johnnymack commented 13 days ago

Can Dried Beans Go Bad?

by pixelrn 9 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 dr...


Mardifleur commented 13 days ago

Does furikake expire?

by bmorecupcake 9 years ago

I have furikake that is two years old (according to the printed date on the top). Funny thing is that I know I purch...


MikeG commented 25 days ago

Keeping Feta Fresh

by jasmine 10 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 i...


gabriel1475 commented 1 month ago

Lemons gotten covered with mold

by Tonto 5 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 ...

scrumpchef commented 1 month ago

How long will fresh turmeric paste last?

by sandiasingh 3 years ago

I buy fresh turmeric root to make my own paste for use an an anti-inflammatory. I boil it and then whiz it in the Cu...


weathm01 commented 1 month ago

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by mrssherwood 1 month ago

I want to buy vanilla beans in bulk. How long do they typically stay good for?

Skirt/Flank in Cryovac... How Long After Sell Date

by nhtom 1 month ago

I have a package of skirt steak that is in the Cryovac type packaging with the solution in it. It has a sell by date...


fourunder commented 1 month ago

How long can pancake batter keep?

by pixellle 10 years ago

I used to always make a big batch of pancakes on the weekend then freeze the leftovers. They froze very well, with w...


smullen4677 commented 2 months ago

Prague powder and all purpose cure

by teflontom 5 years ago

I came across some cures buried in the bottom of one of my fridges. Question is, does anyone know if they expire? Ikn...


robfallon22 commented 2 months ago

When does cooked shrimp go bad?

by daeira 6 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 fe...


patricianvr commented 2 months ago

Using expired coconut milk

by Clarissa 12 years ago

I don't know how strict those expiration dates are. I have several cans of coconut milk (Trader Joe's) that expired ...


HamsterMummy123 commented 2 months ago

Storing French Macaron Shells

by ebsg 5 years ago

I am making french macarons for a friend's baby shower. I know that I will put the macarons together the day before t...


lmstanley commented 3 months ago

Does vinegar go bad?

by Nalega 10 years ago

i just made potato salad, and even though i don't normally use vinegar, i know a lot of recipes do, so i threw a spla...


kimmiewimmie commented 3 months ago

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

by Shayna Madel 9 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 ...

davis_sq_pro commented 3 months ago

how long does stock keep in the frig?

by mschow 8 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 cer...


Starrcd commented 3 months ago

Homemade sauce shelf life question

by mrshalf 3 months ago

How long will a sauce of creme fraiche, mayo, shallot, dijon and capers last in fridge? (pg 133 Simple, Diana Henry ...


treb commented 3 months ago