Shelf Life Tips
- How long does homemade dairy-based dip (made with sour cream, cream cheese or other dairy products) last? The exact answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions - to maximize the shelf life of dairy-based dip, keep it refrigerated at all times.
How long does homemade dairy-based dip last in the refrigerator? Homemade dairy-based dip will generally keep for about 3 to 4 days, assuming it has been continuously refrigerated.
Dairy-based dips made with sour cream, cream cheese or other dairy products do not typically freeze well and freezing is not recommended for quality purposes.
How can you tell if dairy-based dip is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the dip: if the dip develops an off odor or flavor, it should be discarded for quality purposes; if mold appears, discard the dip.
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