Keeping Vanilla Fresher Longer
Vanilla can last for years. Here's how to store it to make sure that yours will.
Do keep vanilla in a tightly sealed container away from light and heat.
Don't get rid of old vanilla. Vanilla's high alcohol content makes it extremely shelf stable. In tests, we've found that even 10-year old vanilla is indistinguishable from fresh.
This kitchen staple is long lasting.