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5 Foods You Can Still Eat After the Expiry Date

Expiration dates are crucial markers of how safe a food is to eat, but with other items, they are more of a guideline. Here are 5 items that, as long as you take the necessary precautions, can be consumed after their expiration date:

1. Eggs.

Have you ever been preparing an omelette when you realized the expiration date on your egg carton had passed? Another common item that individuals frequently fail to consume before the expiration date is eggs.

Without breaking them open, you can check if eggs have been eaten by placing one in a bowl of water and observing its buoyancy. You can still eat it if it sinks; if it floats, dump it in the compost bin.

2. Bread.

Assuming you keep your loaf of fresh bread on the counter, the best by date will be after that. However, you should be able to create that sandwich or the French toast as long as you don't notice any mold developing on your grains.

Bread can be kept in the fridge for up to two weeks or the freezer for longer if you wish to extend its shelf life.


Put your butter in the freezer if it's going to go bad to extend its freshness. Remember that once it has thawed, it is preferable to utilize it all at once. You still have quite a bit of butter? Utilize it in your upcoming baking recipe.

4. Yogurt

Yogurt that has not been opened can be kept in your refrigerator for 1-3 weeks after its expiration date and is still fine to eat. In order to prepare morning smoothies, it can be be frozen for up to two months.

If there is only a small quantity of liquid in your yogurt container after you've opened it, it hasn't gone bad. That is whey, which is easily remedied by stirring. You should discard the yogurt if you notice extra liquid pooling at the top and curdling on the bottom.

5.Dry pasta

Pasta is a dry food that won't readily go bad. As long as it doesn't smell weird, you can use it long after the expiration date.

Dry pasta typically has a two-year shelf life, but you can usually extend that to three. So go ahead and use the noodles you discovered tucked away in the back of your pantry to make that lasagna or carbonara

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