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How Long Does Cornmeal Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Cornmeal Last? Can It Go Bad?

Cornmeal is one of those core ingredients you probably always have somewhere in your kitchen. In fact, I find I often buy more cornmeal ‘just in case’ and get it home only to realize I already had two half-finished bags in the back of the […]

How Long Does Ghee Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Ghee Last? Can It Go Bad?

As ghee is butter-based, you’d be forgiven for assuming that it goes bad quickly. But what does the clarification process mean for shelf life? How long does ghee actually last? I’m going to give you storage information and shelf life for commercially made ghee, though […]

How Long Does Brandy Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Brandy Last? Can It Go Bad?

Some alcohol cabinets just seem to attract drinks. Every now and then, you can find yourself looking at a bottle thinking “when did I buy this?” More often than not, it seems to be brandy. The chances are also good that it won’t get used […]

How Long Does Margarita Mix Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Margarita Mix Last? Can It Go Bad?

It is a few days after you hosted your Mexican friends at your place. Just as you pass the dining bar area, you spot some lone bottles carefully housing some of that fantastic left-over margarita mix calling out to you. Time is ticking; you need […]

How Long Does Tonic Water Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Tonic Water Last? Can It Go Bad?

Does anyone know what tonic water is? How about gin tonic? Does it ring a bell? It may sound familiar to you too. And, I’m pretty sure you know some famous brands of tonic water out there as it is known that tonic water is […]

How Long Does Coconut Milk Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Coconut Milk Last? Can It Go Bad?

Back in the day, milk used to be simple. It arrived on the doorstep, it came from a cow, and it fortified the teeth and bones of growing kids all over the world. But fast forward to 2020 and milk has taken on new forms. […]

How Long Does Almond Milk Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Almond Milk Last? Can It Go Bad?

Almond milk is a plant-based dairy alternative that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It is often marketed as a healthier option to cow’s milk, because it contains no lactose or animal fats. Almond milk has become so popular that it can now be […]

How Long Does Tabasco Sauce Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Tabasco Sauce Last? Can It Go Bad?

Tabasco is just one of those ingredients that seems to last forever. We never seem pushed to check the label to see if it has gone off. We never seem to have to chuck it out. It just never lets us down. We can just […]

How Long Does Liquor Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Liquor Last? Can It Go Bad?

The question of whether or not liquor can go bad is a pretty broad one. When we think of liquor, we tend to think of distilled drinks like whiskey, vodka, and gin. But, hiding on the peripheries, there are also some distilled drinks that qualify […]

How Long Does Dijon Mustard Last? Can It Go Bad?

How Long Does Dijon Mustard Last? Can It Go Bad?

Originating from the city of Dijon in France, this mustard effectively took the world by storm. We all know what it is and how to use it, but admittedly we don’t know all that much about how long it will keep. It is therefore natural […]