[Sca-cooks] Shelf life of frozen ground nuts?

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Mon Jul 7 09:33:22 PDT 2008

Bronwynmgn at aol.com wrote:
>I just discovered a large container of ground almonds in the bottom of my
>freezer.  If I remember correctly, I ground them to take to last Pennsic  for
>the purpose of almond milk as needed, didn't use nearly all of them, brought
>them home and threw them in the freezer and promptly forgot about 
>them, so they
>have been there for nearly a year.  They are in an airtight  container  if
>that makes a difference.
>Would they still be usable for that purpose this year?  Or  should I pitch
>them and buy a new (smaller) quantity and grind them  just before leaving?
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The best way to tell is to simply defrost a sample and try it. If it 
tastes good, it's fine (no problem with it spoiling in the freezer).

It may have developed on off flavor though, so be certain it hasn't 
before you use it. Nothing like funky freezer smell ruining things.


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