Spoiled Food Guide

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SPOILED FOOD GUIDE

EGGS

When something starts pecking its way out of the shell, the egg is probably past its prime.

DAIRY PRODUCTS

Milk is spoiled when it starts to look like yogurt. Yogurt is spoiled when it starts to look like cottage cheese. Cottage cheese is spoiled when it starts to look like regular cheese.

FROZEN FOODS

Frozen foods that have become an integral part of the defrosting problem in your freezer compartment will probably be spoiled by the time you pry them out with a kitchen knife.

MEAT

If opening the refrigerator door causes stray animals from a three block radius to congregate outside your house, the meat is spoiled.

BREAD

Sesame seeds and poppy seeds are the only officially accepted spots that should be seen on the surface of any loaf of bread.

FLOUR

Flour is spoiled when it wiggles.

LETTUCE

Lettuce is spoiled when you can’t get it off the bottom of the vegetable crisper without Comet. Romaine lettuce is spoiled when it turns liquid.

CANNED GOODS

Any canned goods that have become the size or shape of a softball should be disposed of …carefully.

RAISINS

Raisins should not be harder than your teeth.

CHIP DIP

If you can take it out of your container and bounce it on the floor, it has gone bad.

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