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When is garlic no good anymore? I have some I want to use and dont know if its still good.

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AmyLynn5398

Asked by AmyLynn5398 at 6:21 PM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • i think as long as it smells ok and isn't moldy it's alright
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 6:23 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • if it isnt moldy or growing a sprout it's probably good.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 6:23 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • How long does it last in the fridge, that may better help me?
    AmyLynn5398

    Comment by AmyLynn5398 (original poster) at 6:24 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • It can last months as long as it's not moldy. Just like onions.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 6:30 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • When it gets brown and dried.
    older

    Answer by older at 6:38 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Garlic has a tendency to shrivel up and become hard and rubbery. It really isn't good when it gets like that.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 7:00 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • if it dries out or gets moldy its not good anymore... if it starts to sprout you can still use it but it will be a lot stronger and maybe bitter...
    jarred garlic lasts practically forever unless its moldy
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 7:13 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I think you have gotten good answers here. I googled it and I couldn't a single answer outside of it makes food taste bad. If there isn't a way to tell before you get that far, there are issues.
    Liansmommie

    Answer by Liansmommie at 2:11 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • If it is dry and rubbery it isnt good anymore
    Decker

    Answer by Decker at 10:07 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

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