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Sep 18, 2012 06:32 AM

What's the oldest thing in your fridge?

Digging in the back of the fridge this weekend and I came across a container of Fage yogurt. Expiration date was May '04. 8+ years. I wondered how the cultures were getting along in there. Amazing part is that I've moved twice since May '04 so that means I've packed the little bugger up in a cooler and lugged it with me and put it into the new fridge. I think I will leave it in there as a memento to something. Maybe a new life form will eventually evolve in it. How old is the oldest thing in your fridge?

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    1. re: mrbigshotno.1

      LOL, I have some old fish sauce too, but it's the mudfish kind where it's basically ground fish packed in a jar with salt (mam loc?). Can never tell if it's bad or not because the odor is so horrendous!

      But it still tastes good in plea.

      1. re: mrbigshotno.1

        I have a large bottle of Nuoc Mam, purchased in the early to mid 90s.

        1. re: BeefeaterRocks

          I too have a bottle of Nuoc mam purchased in the 90s.. I still use it occasionally You really don't need much

      2. Hmmmmm....probably some green curry paste left behind by a former roomie who moved away four years ago, and it was already in his fridge when I moved in there five years ago.....:o

        1. Several varieties of miso circa '05. The stuff lasts forever so no worries!

          1. A piece of mojama that's probably starting its second decade now. I grate it onto a specific risotto recipe I make occasionally.

            Have some miso that going on 6 years too.

            1. A jar of ajvar is back there somewhere, as is some hummus, and a small box of flatbreads.