Doing what I call "salvage ops" this week, helping sort through some of the junk in a long neglected basement prior to renovation of the house (not mine) getting underway.
Under a deadline. A dumpster arrives Friday.
Best I can tell from family history and the vintage of surrounding stuff, these beans have been stored at least a decade. Maybe a lot longer. Makes me rethink how long home-canned products might last under favorable conditions.
I opened the bean jars prior to discarding their contents. Normal green bean smells. But no, I didn't sample for taste. No desire to play guinea pig or tempt fate when I'm already jammed for time.