[Sca-cooks] OT: Old Maple Flavoring

Carol Smith eskesmith at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 4 16:07:27 PST 2008

The propylene glycol acts as a preservative, but the flavor will not be at its best after a year or so.  
Check it for a precipitate; maple flavors usually have a lot of solid extracts as flavoring ingredients, and they tend to settle with age, too.

> From: osermart at msu.edu> To: sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org> Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 15:04:54 -0500> Subject: [Sca-cooks] OT: Old Maple Flavoring> > Greetings All! > > I have a bottle of maple flavoring that I've uncovered from my husband's old > house and I need some advice. He thinks it could be as much as 10 years > old. > > There is no brand name on the label. All the label says is "Maple Flavor > W07143". Ingredients are water, propylene glycol & natural flavors. > > I cleaned the filth off the outside of the bottle and opened it up. It > still smells very strongly of maple, and there's no mold or weird floaty > bits in it that I could see. > > Could this still be usable or should I pour it out and recycle the bottle? > > Many thanks, > > Helena > > > > _______________________________________________> Sca-cooks mailing list> Sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org> http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/sca-cooks-ansteorra.org

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