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Food past best by date. How long would you still eat it?

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For some unknown reason i have been cleaning out my kitchen cupboards. I have a zillion other things to do, so I’m not sure why i started this project.

Needless to say I am finding many things past their ”best by” date. I‘ve been opening cans and jars and dumping the contents down the garbage disposal.

We all know that plenty of food is perfectly fine past the best by date. But how long would you use it? One year, two years? Ten years ( I hope not)?

Some of the stuff Ive been dumping is maybe three years past the date but honestly seems fine when i open it. Im feeling guilty for throwing out food that is edible. However I know Id never use it and can’t donate it.

What’s your cut off date?

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