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Forever foods: 10 cooking staples that can outlast you

By: Laura Moss on Dec. 8, 2010, 11:15 a.m.
Karo corn syrup

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Corn syrup

If you come across a years-old bottle of corn syrup in your pantry, don't throw it out. This sweetener keeps indefinitely as long as you keep it sealed and store it in a cool, dry area.