How long does honey last

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by PurpleChicken, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    A friend and fellow BYC member gave me a bottle of honey a year
    ago. It's been in my fridge ever since. Is it ok to eat? Thanks.

    I wanna start consuming local honey before allergy season hits.
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    forever!
     
  3. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Honey is always safe, even in a cupboard and has sugared up.
    Eat up!


    Honey never lasts a year at my house.
    But I've safely eaten 8-year old mesquite honey at Mom's....
     
  4. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

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    I've read that honey is the one food that never spoils. It may start to crystalize, but a little bit in the micro straightens that prob out. [​IMG]
     
  5. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    i keep my honey till the jar is empty
    once its no longer liquid i use a spoon and use it for tea or scoop it out and make a honey garlic marinade for beef
     
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    [​IMG] THANKS EVERYONE!!!!

    I was so worried I might have wasted a big jar. MooseHillFarm's
    bee's worked hard to make that jar. [​IMG]
     
  7. Solace

    Solace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I watched an episode on the Discovery Channel about finding honey in one of the pyramids that was still good so I think Miss_Jayne is right on.
     
  8. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

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    Ditto on what Talani said
     
  9. acheeknmanbestfren

    acheeknmanbestfren Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep - forever. When it crystalizes we just heat it up to turn it back to liquid. Be careful not to melt the plastic container though!
     
  10. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be lucky to get a month out of my jar. Luckily for us we know some honey boys that supply us in return for eggs.
     

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