Wednesday, April 11, 2012

How Long Can You Keep It? - Dairy


Open Dairy Foods:
  Butter - refrigerate 1 - 3 months - freezer 6 - 9 months
  Cheese:
    Brie - refrigerate 1 week - freeze 6 months
    Cottage/Ricotta - refrigerate 1 week - freeze not recommended
    Cream Cheese - refrigerate 2 weeks - freeze not recommended
    Cheddar, Brick, Swiss, Monterey Jack - refrigerate 3 - 4 weeks - freeze 6 months
    Mozzarella - refrigerate 1 week - freeze 6 months
    Parmesan/Romano, grated - refrigerate 2 months - freeze 6 months
  Cream:
    Ultrapasteurized - refrigerate 1 month - freeze not recommended
    Heavy Whipped or Half and Half - refrigerate 3 days - freeze 2 - 4 months
  Milk:
    Milk - refrigerate 7 days - freeze 3 months
    Buttermilk - refrigerate 7 - 14 days - freeze 3 months
    Evaporated or Sweetened Condensed - refrigerate 4 - 5 days - freeze not recommended
  Margarine - refrigerate 4 - 5 months - freeze 12 months
  Sour Cream - refrigerate 7 - 21 days - freeze not recommended
  Yogurt - refrigerate 7 - 14 days - freeze 1 - 2 months

Refrigerate 34 to 40 degrees
Freezer 0 degrees
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