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Does cornstarch spoil?

ANSWER:If kept in a dry, airtight container, it will last you forever. If it gets damp, or solidifies it can be subject to bacterial growth.
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What is cornstarch?

Starch is chemically related to sugar. The molecule is made of several sugar molecules. That makes it a polysaccharide. Plants use starch to store energy. Cornstarch is the st (MORE)
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What does cornstarch do to you?

If you are eating it-> high blood pressure, diabeties (sp), yeast infection, rashes, bladder stimulation, cracked mouth, vaginal discharge and more.
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What can you thicken with cornstarch?

most things that need thickening - soup, gravy, sauces (sweet n sour or stir fry) etc It works better if you mix it with a small amount of water
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Is yeast in cornstarch?

ummm my granny made it for me and it tasted like it had a lil pumpkin in it so it might have some squash too like my granny always says you cant have corn starch without yeas (MORE)

How do you test for cornstarch?

You can test for starch in general using the chemical iodine test. If starch is present, a solution of iodine (I2) turns blue-black.
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What does cornstarch do in baking?

Cornstarch, made from endosperm of corn kernels, is very important in the effectiveness of baking powder because it: absorps moisture, prevents baking soda and acid from react (MORE)