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how long will an open bottle of jarred chestnuts keep in the fridge?

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Aimee Dec 9, 2011 12:42 PM

I opened them on Thanksgiving so it's been a little over two weeks. The bottle says five days but they don't seem that perishable to me. What do you think?

  1. erica Dec 9, 2011 03:31 PM

    I buy these every year for soup; they keep more than a month, perhaps even two months. I've had an open jar in there for about a month now and they are fine. See recipe kindly posted by Gio on this thread:

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/717833

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    1. re: erica
      erica Dec 11, 2011 06:05 AM

      Aimee I take it back! I just checked the jar in my frig and found that a couple of the chestnuts are beginning to grow mold. I threw those out and froze the rest. So I would keep no longer than one month.

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