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Is it Still Edible?
A Food Storage Chart

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Food Refrigerator
37 F or below
Pantry Freezer
0 F or below
Chicken 2-3 days 10 months
Coffee
    (unopened) 2 years
    (opened) 2 weeks
Condiments
    Ketchup, chili & BBQ
        sauces
        (unopened) 12 months
        (opened) 4-6 months
    Mustard
        (unopened) 2 years
        (opened) 6-12 months
    Pickles, chutneys
        (unopened) 12 months
        (opened) 1-2 months
    Seasoning sauces
        Worcestershire, steak,
        hot pepper
            (opened) 12 months
    Salsas 1 month 12 months
Cookies
    Homemade 2-3 weeks 3 months
    Packaged 2 months 3 months
Crackers
    (unopened) 8 months
    (opened) 1 month
Cream
    Liquid 10 days 2 months
    Sour cream 2-4 weeks
    Frozen topping, thawed 2 weeks
Dried beans, lentils 12 months
Ethnic ingredients
    Fresh lemongrass 1 week
    Bean sauce (opened) 12 months
    Fermented black beans
        (opened) 12 months
    Chili paste (opened) 12 months
    Sesame paste (opened) 12 months
    Fish sauce (opened) 12 months
    Soy sauce (opened) 12 months
    Dried mushrooms 12 months
    Dried chilies 12 months
    Won-ton wrappers 5 days 3 months
Eggs
    Raw 3-4 weeks
    Hard-boiled 1 week
Fish 1-2 days 3-6 months

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