Surprising Expiration Dates

0304 Organize Shelf Life 1 I had no idea honey can last forever. Certain items in your house practically scream “toss me” when their prime has passed. That mysterious extra white layer on the Cheddar? A sure sign it needs to be put out of its misery. Chunky milk? Down the drain it goes. But what about that jar of olives or Maraschino cherries that has resided in your refrigerator since before the birth of your kindergartner? Or the innumerable nonedibles lurking deep within your cabinets and closets: stockpiled shampoo and toothpaste, seldom-used silver polish? How do you know when their primes have passed? Link.

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  1. Red wine can be kept for a week when refrigerated.

    Horrible… Killing a red wine in a freezer, what were they thinking?

  2. Actually if you remove the air from an opened bottle of red wine, it will keep for considerably longer than a week even out of the fridge. There are several devices available do this from a simple plastic pump and rubber cork with a one-way valve to complex devices that inject inert gases into the bottle to replace the air.

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