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Old 12-17-2011, 07:05 PM   #1
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Chicken broth

Any ideas on how long store bought chicken broth stays good once opened? I use the resealable boxes, not cans and refrigerate after opened. Thanks for any thoughts.

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Old 12-17-2011, 07:24 PM   #2
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If I remember correctly, the box says 14 days, but I've used it up to a month afterwards. I figure I'm boiling it anyway. I don't push it past one month though. I always write the date I open the container on it with a Sharpie.
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:28 PM   #3
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Thanks - it's only been about 2 weeks, so I think I'll freeze it and then we'll be safe
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:37 PM   #4
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Freeze some in an ice cube tray so if you need a small amount for a sauce you don't have to worry about the large container.
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:04 PM   #5
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Maybe 10 days. Boiling doesn't make it ok, if it's gone bad so make sure you freeze it or throw it away.
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:52 PM   #6
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The boxes will tell you. Some are 14 days after opening and some are only seven. When I open a box I write the use by date on the top and use or toss it by that date.
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:52 PM   #7
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I guess I have to admit that I throw it out if I can't remember when I opened it, but otherwise use it. I don't think I ever go so long before needing it, though, that it would go bad.
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