The other day, I was reaching for my bag of flour and accidentally knocked a tower of three cans of baking powder to the floor. Luckily, none of them opened or spilled, but when I was picking them up, I noticed something I'd never seen before — an expiration date. While I always think to check the expiration date on foods that expire quickly (like eggs and milk), I rarely remember to look at dry goods such as baking powder. I'm sharing this with you as a reminder: make sure you aren't using baking powder that's months old! It might effect the final outcome of your recipes.
Have you ever realized you were cooking with something that was totally expired? Share your stories below.