“Pantry staples: How long can you keep food in your cupboards?” from the Brisbane Times

This is a great article that breaks down the shelf life of a variety of dry pantry goods: nuts, dried herbs, brown rice, four, pasta, tea, honey (ignore 100% vegans out there), stock cubes, and vegetable oils.

Pantry staples: How long can you keep food in your cupboards?

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Posted on February 27, 2015

The saying waste not want not makes perfect sense, right?

Especially when you consider Australians throw out more than $8 billion worth of food annually, with Sydney alone being responsible for $1 billion of that.

That’s, $1036 worth of wasted food per household.

While every effort is being made to use up all the food we buy, how long is too long for those staples to be sitting in your kitchen cupboard?

From pasta to flour, here are nine pantry staples and their shelf life.

Read the rest of the article, here.

Photo: “Chinese Green Tea Pot And Cups” by KEKO64

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