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My wife found a couple of packages of sure gel that expired about a year ago. Has anyone had it not work if it's too old. I have never been one to put too much worry about expiration dates, but I an curious about this one before we try to make jelly with it to use it up.
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It might still be good but it doesn't usually last longer than a year or so. You might try it with something that you don't mind if it turns into a syrup instead of a jam since there will still be some thickening to it even if it isn't solid like a jam.
There is a longer life pectin available:
http://pomonapectin.com/
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/l...022323333.html
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You can also make your own:

http://www.wildflowers-and-weeds.com...ger/pectin.htm
Frugal squirrels has a pictorial how to on their site, but I can't access their site while logged into work cuz they sell guns. Go figure.
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I'm banned from there, so if theres some way to post the pictorial on making your own, over here, I'd appreciate it.
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