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With most of us quarantined in our homes, chances are you’ve been reacquainting yourself with the forgotten spices and fusty beans from the depths of your pantry. But how fusty is too fusty? When is the right time to throw something out? And what about fresh ingredients? If I’m trying to keep supermarket trips to a minimum, how long can my eggs, dairy and produce keep? The chef, recipe tester and food writer @kenjilopezaltt is here with a refresher course on food expiration dates. The first thing you should know? Expiration dates, as we know them, have nothing to do with food safety. Tap the link in our bio to read what to worry about, and what not to.
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