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Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 5 Jun 2013 17:41

Just in case I'm not around I'll say cheerio now .. that is just in case! :-0 Tonight we have just had a lovely meal ending with a H***z tinned jam sponge pud and custard (we never normally have puds like that :-( ) it was delicious however when I went to wash out the tin I just happened to see the best before date :-0 :-0 OKOK I know I should clear out the cupboards more often but................................even I think bbd is a little out at 2005, so just in case..............................................nice knowing you all <3

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 5 Jun 2013 17:46

Well I got a fright there, Nolls, thinking you were expiring. But no worries about that out of date stuff...they are so packed with preservatives they would be like cockroaches and survive a nuclear disaster :-D

Bet it was delicious....*drools

BC XX

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Jun 2013 17:48

I donl't bother will BB dates much - I go by smell - if it smells OK, then I eat it

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 5 Jun 2013 17:57

I must admit I'm not too into dates But 8yrs O of D well? , still OH got the biggest bit so if he goes first I know what to do lol! and yes it was delicious if fact the whole meal was good fresh Haddock from Grimsby chips and peas mmm ! good!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Jun 2013 18:28

Blimey thought too you where bowing out ! hate seeing "old" members deciding not to be on the boards anymore.

When we had a new kitchen in 2010 I had to do a BIG clear out of all the cupboards etc . Found loads of out of daters. Wasnt practical to save some of em but some tins I did save. I remembered as a kid tins didnt have sell by dates so you used whenever.

We did use some of out of daters later before any new tins and they were OK and no ill effects.
Am TRYING to be a good girl now and use things in order and not hoard even tho i didnt think I had.

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 5 Jun 2013 18:30

I'm with Ann C there!

JackBunion

JackBunion Report 5 Jun 2013 18:38

Please tell us if you expire, Nolls. You will be greatly missed (a lot more than some ;-))

Tinned food from WW1 is sometimes opened and eaten, so doubt you will suffer. Only problem is a blown tin - then food can be exposed to air and also metal poisoning. But you would see and smell it was "wrong". I always think BB on tins is for the benefit of manufacturer - we throw it away and buy a new one, thus doubling their sales. :-)

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 5 Jun 2013 18:42

Well So Far So Good....and if I do expire John I'll send a postcard (from where ever !) :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 5 Jun 2013 18:44

Nolls you will be fine babes........mwoochies <3

GinN

GinN Report 5 Jun 2013 18:44

When clearing out my parents old flat, I found loads of really out of date tins, so we thought we'd try to use them up. Most seemed to be OK, but others smelled and tasted a bit "tinny". We couldn't bear to throw away half a dozen tins of red salmon with a use by date of 2007, so here's hoping! :-D

JackBunion

JackBunion Report 5 Jun 2013 18:48

I'm not feeling very well. But think it is the heat and talk of fried haddock and tinned jam sponge. Reminds me of Harold and Albert's posh nosh in Oil Drum Lane :-) :-)

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 5 Jun 2013 18:48

Mresey aww ta!
Six tins of salmon? now that's a hard one, think it improves with time!
Shirley OH had the job of clearing out the cupboard (I can't kneel down now) don't know why I asked him he can't see a thing! :-S

JackBunion

JackBunion Report 5 Jun 2013 18:52

Nolls. I just hope OH is OK. He will be the first to have symptoms, as you say. What an unusual name he has - Shirley. I can only think of a wrestler called Big Daddy whose name was Shirley. :-S ;-)

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 5 Jun 2013 18:53

He's got the knees, you've got the eyes nols lol ;-)

GinN

GinN Report 5 Jun 2013 18:54

I've tried one tin of salmon - seemed not too bad. Hubby would'nt touch it, but I'm still alive. I'll disguise some in fish cakes, and he'll never know. Haha! :-D :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 5 Jun 2013 18:55

Nolls you are s welcome babes <3 <3

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 5 Jun 2013 19:48

Thanks Mersey.......Geordie have you got a cat? if he takes it then you can be assured it's OK they won't touch anything dodgy...well mine won't nor the 2 strays that come to the back door .. just the best.
Lyndi of course me don't have the knees now that they are made of titanium lol! and John behave I have other names for OH just not printable here lol! and how glad I am that we are keeping up with Harold and Albert now that's made my day it's really in keeping with the family who call me Hyacinth :-P

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 5 Jun 2013 21:53

Mrs Bucket,,What you like... :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Jun 2013 21:56

John guess some e would look at me and think BIG MOMMA rather than Big Daddy .

Really though I am more of a Shirley Temple cos she was the pick of the day still when I was named .

Theres lots of us from the 1930,s lol :-D

Leslie

Leslie Report 8 Jun 2013 19:24

Nolls......They found tins of stuff from WW2 and still edible....Usually anything sealed in a tin will last not quite forever but getting on....Hopefully you'll be here tomorrow to say hallo to us all....LES.