[Sca-cooks] Concentrated drinks shelf life
jjterlouw at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 28 07:27:23 PDT 2007
I don't even refrigerate it, and it keeps for months. Yeah, I "lost" a
bottle in the pantry several years ago. It was probably a year or so old
when I found it. Still good. Vinegar is a wonderful thing.
I made some sekanjabin and some syrup of lemons today for Pennsic, and when
I took them downstairs to the fridge, I discovered that we still have a lot
sekanjabin syrup from last year. It's perfectly clear and smells
completely normal, but my husband is worried that it might not be any good.
I seem to
remember that sugar syrups are pretty stable and don't really even need to
be stored in the fridge, but will last for a long time. Anybody have any
ideas how long this stuff will last?
I've had syrup of lemons develop cloudy, lumpy stuff in it and at that
I throw it out. But as I said, the sekanjabin from last year looks
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