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By LuAnn Schindler

-Isms: Views on life in rural America


December 8, 2022

“When I miss my parents I put 12 expired salad dressings in my fridge and it feels like home.”

The abovementioned meme made me chuckle the other day because:

1.) so true; and

2.) I definitely resemble my parents. (Note to my children: I counted and there are only six expired dressing bottles in the refrigerator door.)

The meme hit home after reading a recent article in “The Atlantic,” about expiration dates on packaged food.

Like author Yasmin Tayag, I have multiple cartons of expired yogurt in the fridge. Do I still eat it? You bet. Is it still delicious? Absolutely, unless it’s blueberry. Bl...

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