You Can Eat These Foods Past Expiration Date!

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1) Yogurt

If you keep your yogurt in the refrigerator and keep it below 40° F / 5° C the entire time, you can eat it for up to two weeks after the "sell by" date on the package.

2) Fresh pasta

Fresh uncooked pasta that has been chilled and stored in an unopened package is still edible 7 to 10 days after the expiration date printed on the packaging.

3) Eggs

Raw eggs will maintain their quality for approximately three weeks after the "sell by," "use by," "best by," or "expiration" date marked on the carton.

4) Hot dogs

As long as they are unopened, hot dogs can be stored for up to 10 days after their expiration date. When they are ready for consumption, ensure that they have no strange odor.

5) Shelf-stable pasteurized milk

Non-refrigerated milk is safe. It's better for the environment and can be stored for 6 months unopened at room temperature.

6) Boxed soups & purees

Unopened cartons and cans of soup will stay at top quality for 3-5 years after their use by date if stored in a dry, cool place out of direct sunlight.

7) Frozen vegetables

As long as the vegetables have been properly maintained at a constant freezing temperature, they will remain in excellent condition for up to a year after the expiration date.

8) Spices

Whole spices often retain their freshness for four years, ground spices for three to four years, and dried and leafy herbs for one year.

9) Flour

Whole wheat flour will last 1 - 3 months at room temperature, 6-8 months in the fridge, and 1 year in the freezer. White flour lasts a year in the pantry, two in fridge, & two in the freezer.

10) Coffee

Keep instant coffee at room temperature for 18 months after opening. Whole coffee beans maintain "highest quality" for 2-4 weeks at room temperature.

11) Cookies

When cookies are stored in a hermetically sealed container or package, they are safe to eat even after their expiration date.

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