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Expiration Dates for Condiments Checklist

All those jars of jam and bottled sauces won’t keep indefinitely in your cupboard. Check this guide to find out how long oils, vinegars, and other condiments will last when stored unopened in your pantry.

3 Months

  1. Check Mayonnaise

6 Months

  1. Check Olives, oil-packed jars

  2. Check Pesto, jarred

9 Months

  1. Check Peanut and nut butters

1 Year

  1. Check Barbecue sauce

  2. Check Cocktail sauce

  3. Check Honey

  4. Check Horseradish

  5. Check Jams and jellies, store-bought and homemade

  6. Check Ketchup

  7. Check Marinades

  8. Check Mustard

  9. Check Nuts, shelled

  10. Check Oil, corn and vegetable

  11. Check Oil, olive

  12. Check Olive tapenade, jarred

  13. Check Pickles and pickle relish

  14. Check Roasted red peppers, jarred

  15. Check Salad dressing

  16. Check Salsa, jarred

  17. Check Sauerkraut, jarred

  18. Check Worcestershire sauce

1 Year

  1. Check Maple syrup, pure and artificial

1 1/2 Years

  1. Check Olives, brine-packed in jars

  2. Check Pasta sauce, jarred

2 Years

  1. Check Vinegar, all varieties

3 Years

  1. Check Hot sauce

  2. Check Soy sauce

  3. Check Teriyaki sauce