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Old 01-19-2011, 11:28 AM   #1
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What's in your refrigerator door?

Most of us have lots of bottles that take up room in the refrigerator, ordinary stuff that we use for cooking like mustard, soy sauce, etc.
What do you have in there that some of us may not have heard about?

Here's my example: Salsa Lizano - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I first found this on a restaurant table in Costa Rica. It's quite unique in flavor, and although I can't find it here, I get it through the internet I like it so much. It's wonderful for cooking in many things, like in the meatballs I made last night.

What do you have in your fridge door that might not be in mine?

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Old 01-19-2011, 11:50 AM   #2
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I have about 12 types of mustard and 6 jars of horseradish.

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Old 01-19-2011, 11:52 AM   #3
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I have a bottle of a sauce called Tamarina Sauce. It's a tamarind based sauce i use for dipping steamed Chinese dumplings.
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Old 01-19-2011, 11:57 AM   #4
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Wasabi paste, ginger paste,anchovie paste in tubes.
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:21 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60 View Post
I have about 12 types of mustard and 6 jars of horseradish.
May I stray from the subject and ask how long horseradish in a jar stays good...I have a jar that's over a year old by now. How can I tell when it's time to throw it out?

While I'm at it, how long is the 'door life' of soy sauce?

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Old 01-19-2011, 12:46 PM   #6
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This is the newest thing in my door.

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And it's supposed to last a good long time, too, which is good.

Six kinds of horseradish?!
(I don't have any)

I've used some pretty old soy sauce that was kept in a cupboard. Just sayin'
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:55 PM   #7
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Stadium Mustard, a Cleveland tradition, can be yours at the click of your mouse!

I have this mustard, and this sauce


While they fit in normal categories, they are a bit unique and not easily found in stores. I have to order them online to get them.
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Old 01-19-2011, 01:06 PM   #8
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On one side: Milk, juice, butter, some pine nuts and a dark chocolate milky way bar

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4 or 5 mustards and hot sauces, rose water, ketchup, pickled ginger, SAF yeast, a bottle of champagne, and I found can of air (for cleaning electronics) when I looked to make this list! It's been missing for weeks. looks just like a can of whipped cream ;)
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Old 01-19-2011, 01:15 PM   #9
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Trying to think of anything that might be unusual. A friend gave me some home-canned French onion marmalade that is so to die for good that I emailed her with a promise to come over with a bottle of her favorite wine and a trusty knife and help her cry and chop the next time she makes it. Mostly it's typical condiments, salad dressings, pickles. Probably more Asian condiments than most people might have. Oyster sauce, fish sauce, peanut sauce, Vietnamese hot sauces, black bean paste etc.
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Old 01-19-2011, 01:25 PM   #10
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Lemesee... small jars of Chinese tenmen jan (a sweet spicy soy bean paste), chima jan (a oily but neutral sesame paste), and a half dozen rolls of Kodak Ektar 100.

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