How long can we store condiments after their first use? Here are the answers

Typically, these condiments are used in small quantities and they end up lying on our kitchen shelf for months or even years at a stretch, or until they near their expiry date.

By Cookist
60
Immagine

Read on to know about the solution to the most popular problem that people face in every household.

Every household has a shelf which has a long trail of condiments and jars stacked next to each other over it. Typically, these condiments are used in small quantities and they end up lying on our kitchen shelf for months or even years at a stretch, or until they near their expiry date.

Here is the info to store these condiments correctly.

Ketchup. Ketchup is the most commonly used condiment, which can be stored for a longer duration if kept in the refrigerator after opening its bottle. The bottle of ketchup should be used for only up to 6 months in the refrigerator after it has been opened. The opened bottle of ketchup can be stored for only a month in the pantry.

Immagine

Yellow mustard. An opened bottle of yellow mustard can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a year or a month in the pantry.

Mayonnaise. It should be stored in the refrigerator for only up to 3 months after opening the bottle.

Immagine

Hot sauce. It can last for 3 to 5 years in the refrigerator and up to 6 months in the pantry.

Relish. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a year after the bottle has been opened.

Immagine

Sriracha. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 years and in the pantry for 6 to 9 months.

Hoisin sauce. It can be stored for almost a year in the refrigerator.

Tartar sauce. The opened bottle of tartar sauce should be stored in a refrigerator for up to 6 months only.

Immagine

Honey. Honey should not be stored in the refrigerator and the opened bottle of honey is good only for up to a year in the pantry.

Salsa. Salsa or taco sauce should be stored in the refrigerator for no more than a month.

Horseradish. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 months.

Immagine

Pesto. Opened jar of pesto should be stored in the refrigerator for only up to 3 days.

Barbeque sauce. An opened bottle of barbeque sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for 6 to 9 months and in the pantry for only about a month.

Immagine

Jam. Jam and jellies should be stored for only up to 6 months in the refrigerator.

Salad dressing. An opened bottle of salad dressing should be stored in the refrigerator for only up to 3 months.

60
Immagine
Every dish has a story
Find out more on Cookist social networks
60