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How can you tell when buttermilk goes bad?

Asked by fundevogel (15461points) November 16th, 2009

it already smells sour…

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chyna's avatar

I’ve wondered the same about sour cream.

faye's avatar

mold? I am a bad fridge cleaner.

wundayatta's avatar

Maybe it smells both sour and bad. Sour cream grows mold, and sometimes get this red stuff all over it. It looks really evil. I’m sure buttermilk starts looking and smelling evil when it’s really, really bad. I don’t know how you can tell before that.

janbb's avatar

It really, really smells.

Darwin's avatar

It gets lumps in it and develops a bitter taste. Eventually, it turns solid. I know this from personal experience.

fundevogel's avatar

@Darwin, ah that makes sense. The weird thing is I’ve had old cream get a bit lumpy, but the lumps appeared to be butter.

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