5 Foods With A Surprisingly Short Shelf Life

It should come as no surprise that dried breadcrumbs keep better than fresh bread.


You might want to verify when you last purchased that bag of brown rice if you prefer it over white rice.

Brown Rice

In certain recipes, cornmeal lends a crisp texture and works well as a gluten-free substitute.


Crackers are a popular crunchy pantry staple, but they degrade easily once they're opened.


The majority of dried fruit expires within four months to a year. For example,

Dried Fruit

raisins keep for a whole year, whereas figs only endure for around three months.

Dried Fruit

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