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 […]

Light tahini

Does Tahini Go Bad

So there’s this half-open jar of tahini in your fridge or pantry. It’s sitting there for quite some time now. You gathered all the ingredients for homemade hummus and noticed that the tahini is past the date on the label. Does tahini go bad? You really need that bowl of hummus for the party tonight, […]

Does Rice Vinegar Go Bad

Some varieties of vinegar are quite popular, like balsamic or apple cider vinegar, while others not so much. Rice vinegar belongs to the latter group. You’ve probably bought a bottle because a recipe called for it. Now you find yourself with rice vinegar that’s past the date on the label. Does rice vinegar go bad? […]