Food Expiration Dates 101: 14 Foods That (Almost) Never Expire

Who hasn't found items in their pantry that you can't even remember buying. (Was that mustard from two months or two years ago?) But before you start tossing things out, read on to find out which foods never expire (or practically last forever) (15 Photos)

Esther Carlstone on Oct 31, 2012 at 8:17AM

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Food Expiration Dates 101: 14 Foods That (Almost) Never Expire

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Dried Pasta

Shelf life: Keeps indefinitely

How to store: In an airtight container. Or better yet, in the freezer.

If unopened, dry pasta will lose its taste over time, but if you’re in a pinch, know that it’s safe to eat. (A gorgeous pesto will make anything taste good.)

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