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Awanthi Vardaraj

Awanthi Vardaraj has written varied pieces for publications such as The Washington Post, BBC Travel, Saveur, NPR, Brooklyn Mag, GOOD, Buzzfeed, The Kitchn, and more. She lives in a small beachside home in Chennai, India, and is owned by two cats and several hundred books.
container of salt against green background. the container has an expiration sticker on it.

Does Salt Expire—and How Do You Know if Your Salt Has Gone Bad?

That shaker of salt has been in your pantry for ages—is it safe to eat, and does salt ever expire?