Food Expiration Dates 101: How Long to Keep Pickles, Mayo and Other Condiments

Almost everyone has a jar of something really old in the back of their fridge. And that mystery jar usually contains some sort of condiment. Read on for StillTasty’s guidelines on keeping and tossing ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, salad dressings and more!

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Food Expiration Dates 101: How Long to Keep Pickles, Mayo and Other Condiments

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Barbecue Sauce

Unopened: 12 months in the pantry.

Opened: 4 months in the refrigerator, 1 month in the pantry.

Store opened barbecue sauce in the refrigerator to extend its shelf life. Toss any sauce that develops an off color or scent.

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