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Three year old truffle oil---is it still good?

YAYME Oct 16, 2010 04:45 AM

Is my black truffle oil which is now three years old still good. I use it only a few times a year because well it's truffle oil, not ketchup. But Is it still good or has it by now lost all the truffley yummyness?

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  1. ipsedixit RE: YAYME Oct 16, 2010 03:28 PM

    Why not try a small spoonful of it? You'll find out quickly enough ...

    1. mariacarmen RE: YAYME Oct 16, 2010 03:33 PM

      i would think not. you should be able to tell by the smell alone if it's gone rancid. it won't smell truffley as much as, well, rancid.

      1. tommy RE: YAYME Oct 17, 2010 06:54 AM

        I probably wasn't very 3 years ago (those oils don't taste like truffles, but rather like chemicals IMO), but if you just taste it, you'll know if it's rancid. My guess is that it is not something you want to put in your food at this point.

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