Advanced search

'Use by date' past, pastry and falafels, would you still eat?

(5 Posts)
linspins Thu 07-Dec-17 09:13:17

Just found these hidden in fridge...falafels with a use by of 4th December, and 'just roll' pastry with a use by of 4th November! Hate wasting food, but not sure if cooking and eating either is sensible...

4merlyknownasSHD Thu 07-Dec-17 09:14:10

If not gone mouldy, I would use.

Council Thu 07-Dec-17 09:24:21

Yes, as always if they look and smell ok, they are ok IMO.

If use by dates weren't a thing how would you make the decision?

linspins Thu 07-Dec-17 09:40:17

True, I'd probably sniff it.

linspins Thu 07-Dec-17 10:17:59

Opened up the pastry, it smelt not sure that's a good sign!
Am planning on using some sweet mincemeat I've also just found in a sealed jar that's Nov 2016.
Having a good clear out today! I am usually pretty good at using things in time, but there are jars lurking at the very back of the cupboard.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: