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Old 05-25-2009, 01:00 PM   #1
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Question Is my sesame oil still good?

Well a year and half ago i bought one {sesame oil} after i saw that it is used in may cookings ..

but i got pregnant and i just couldnt smell it ... Well ...
Can i still use it ? have any idea of shelf life after been oppend ???

thanks ..

maybe i should through it? and buy new ??

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Old 05-25-2009, 01:09 PM   #2
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I might be the wrong one to ask but I would say it is OK.

Shelf life means little to me.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:10 PM   #3
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If it does not smell or taste rancid, it should be fine. It is the least prone, among cooking oil when kept in the open. This is due to the natural antioxidants present in the oil. Because of this, it carries a premium relative to other cooking oils.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:36 PM   #4
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Should still be good. I bought five cases of Ayurvedic sesame oil about four years ago. The liter brown glass bottles are all sealed, and I am on my next to last case. Still good.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:55 PM   #5
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Yep, smell it. You will smell that old, rancid smell or not.

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Old 05-25-2009, 07:55 PM   #6
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Smell it and taste it. If it passed both tests then use it without worry.
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