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Does unopened dijon mustard go bad or does it have a pretty long shelf life? I have 2 large jars of it - 2 yrs old. Garbage?

asked by mrslarkin almost 6 years ago
6 answers 10672 views
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drbabs

Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added almost 6 years ago

Does it have an expiration date on it? It could be ok--it's pretty acidic. I guess you could open one and look at it and smell it. And, you know, if in doubt...

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added almost 6 years ago

If it's unopened, I'm thinking it's good.

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added almost 6 years ago

I'm with TiggyBee on this. Should be fine.

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added almost 6 years ago

it's fine...very acidic and nothing there to spoil

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added almost 6 years ago

Thanks all! Mustard goes with turkey, right? ;-)

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pierino

pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added almost 6 years ago

Most likely not spoiled but probably won't taste as good. Instead of eating it straight from the jar you might work on blending it into other preparations, say like a remoulade or spread it on chicken breasts (or rabbit) before sauteeing them in sizzling oil with onions. Calves liver anyone?