Does Xylitol Go Bad?

Sweeteners like sugar or xylitol have a unique ability to disappear in a cabinet only to be found months, or even years later. So one day you decided to organize the kitchen cabinet, and there’s a half-opened bag of xylitol lurking in the corner. Does xylitol go bad? You thought you finished that bag months […]

does nori go bad

Does Nori Go Bad?

Nori is a Japanese wrapper made from edible seaweed. This product is often used as an ingredient to sushi, maki, onigiri, and bowl topper. Nori is also used as a flavoring or garnish in soups, noodles, and stews. This product is made by pressing seaweed into sheets, a process that is similar to making paper. […]

does kimchi go bad

Does Kimchi Go Bad?

Kimchi is a popular Korean condiment or side dish made with fermented vegetables, usually local cabbages and radishes. The vegetables are salted and seasoned with chili powder, jeotgal (salted seafood) and ginger so it is quite pungent and spicy. Does kimchi go bad? Technically, any type of fermented foods has already gone bad. This explains […]

Varieties of Ranch Dressing

Does Salad Dressing Go Bad?

Almost everyone has a collection of salad dressings scattered around their refrigerator. You don’t necessary want to eat Ranch, or Italian dressing every night of the week, after all. Of course, there always comes that time when you start to wonder if those bottles of dressing are still good. So, does salad dressing go bad? […]

Lea & Perrin's Worcestershire Sauce

Does Worcestershire Sauce Go Bad?

No one in your household remembers buying a bottle of Worcestershire sauce, but yet there’s still one on the side of your refrigerator door. Maybe it was from your annual summer barbecue, but that was so long ago. Does Worcestershire sauce go bad, and how long will it last for? If you’re among the people […]

Madagascar Vanilla Beans

Do Vanilla Beans Go Bad?

Let’s face it, vanilla beans don’t have that many uses in the kitchen. I mean you can only make so many creme brulees or batches of homemade ice cream. At some point, you start to wonder if the beans you’ve got are still okay to use. That’s when the question “do vanilla beans go bad?” […]

Chocolate syrup bottles

Does Chocolate Syrup Go Bad?

You haven’t made ice cream sundaes in forever, but somehow there’s a bottle of chocolate syrup in your fridge. And there’s a spare bottle that’s sitting on the bottom shelf of your pantry for almost two years. When that happens, the question “does chocolate syrup go bad?” becomes highly relevant. Fortunately for you, chocolate sauce […]

Does BBQ Sauce Go Bad

So you’ve bought a big bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce just before the barbecuing season has ended. Since you don’t use it that much for indoor cooking, it’s been sitting in the fridge for a few months now. As the weather starts to warm up and you’re looking forward to your first barbecue of […]

Does Tabasco Sauce Go Bad

If you’re not big on hot sauces, a bottle of Tabasco can sit in your cupboards for months or even years. At a certain point, you inevitably start to wonder if Tabasco sauce goes bad. Especially when the date approaches the suggested shelf life of the sauce. Or maybe your Tabasco turned slightly brown, and […]

Simple Hummus and Veggies

Does Tahini Go Bad

Hummus lovers often find themselves asking does tahini go bad? This tasty paste is created with ground sesame seeds. These seeds are derived from dried out pods of the plant called sesamum indicum and are available in a variety of colors. While tahini allows hummus and other foods to maintain their consistency, most people use […]