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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
If you cook bacon often, you probably know that there is always tons of fat left over in the pan after cooking it. Does bacon grease 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?
‘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, […]
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?
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?
So you bought an extra pack or two of bacon on a sale a week ago, and today you’ve started wondering: does bacon go bad?