The shelf life of Cornstarch is..... drum roll...

Discussion in 'The Loafing Shed' started by snaffle, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. snaffle

    snaffle Guest

    23 years!! :eek: :eek:

    yessirreeeeeeeeeeee

    that is what an article in todays papers said.

    plain noodles (uncooked of course ;)) can be kept 12 years
    egg noodles .... 6 months

    another keeper is pasta... TWELVE years!!

    and for those of us who hate to throw away expensive sugar..

    it will keep indefinitely !!!
     
  2. Shell

    Shell New Member

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    Is that in sealed containers or in their boxes after being opened?

    So what we could be buying off the shelf could be years old?
     

  3. equusteacher

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    Did you know that honey is the only food that will not spoil?
    Properly stored honey, will last forever.
    Some was found in stone jars, still sealed with wax inside egyptian tombs.
    Upon testing they found it to still be pure.
     
  4. MyTeDun

    MyTeDun Senior Member

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    Those numbers are incredible. I never realized anything would ever last that long~
     
  5. snaffle

    snaffle Guest

    you shouldnt be so surprised..

    after all..

    YOU have lasted just as long :eek: :eek: :eek:

    ;D ^.^.^
     
  6. Shell

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    I heard Spam has a long shelf life. Forgot what it is though.
    I can only imagine it was bought as emergancy food and never got around to eating it, and one day after the can has been past down a generation, someone opens it out of curiousity and tried it.
     
  7. horsefreak

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    Hum that's odd since they are not in a air tight container. I have boilled noodles that were around for an undetermined amount of time and little tiny buggies came a floating up, so now it's a never never keep them for long.
     
  8. darkhorse

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    I threw a bunch of noodles away that were in our pantry for about a year. I couldn't use them even if I knew when I threw them out that they had a shelf life of 12 years. I would be afraid of nasties being in them. Blech.