Does Crisco Go Bad?

So you bought a can of Crisco shortening for baking purposes. Since you’re not much of a baker, you use it only from time to time. So the opened can sits in the pantry for a couple of months already and is nearing the date on the label. Does Crisco go bad? Or perhaps you […]

Does MCT Oil Go Bad?

MCT oil is usually used in small amounts. A tablespoon here and two teaspoons there. That means that if you don’t use it on a regular basis, it will sit in the cupboard for a long time. That inevitably calls for the question: does MCT oil go bad? Just a few years ago almost nobody […]

Store Grape Seed Oil in Dark Bottles

Does Grape Seed Oil Go Bad?

There’s this half-open bottle of grape seed oil in your pantry. And it sits there for who knows how long. You switched to a different cooking oil some time ago and forgot about this one. Now you want to finish the bottle, but you notice that it’s past the date on the label. Does grape […]

Does Margarine Go Bad

There’s a half-open margarine in your fridge. You checked the label and noticed it’s only a day away from the date on the label. Does margarine go bad?

Does Lard Go Bad

So you’ve bought lard as an alternative to butter or Crisco. You’re not big on baking, so you’re worried if the rest will last that long. Does lard go bad?

Peanuts and oil

Does Peanut Oil Go Bad

‘Does peanut oil go bad?’ It is a question often asked by people who use this oil is for baking, cooking, and frying to give food a nutty flavor. Fortunately enough, the shelf life of peanut oil is similar to other oils, which means they last quite a long time. Let’s discuss storing peanut oil, […]

Sesame oil and other condiments

Does Sesame Oil Go Bad?

So you have a half-opened bottle of sesame oil that’s pushing the date on the label. Or maybe it’s already past that date. If you’re using sesame oil only in a handful of recipes, that’s a quite common scenario. So the question remains: does sesame oil go bad?

Does Canola Oil Go Bad?

If frying isn’t really your thing, a bottle of canola oil usually sits in your cupboard in the kitchen for a long time. Now you’re about to fry some meat or make French fries, and you notice your half-open bottle of canola is past the date on the label. Does canola oil go bad?