The spray can should used taking care to hold the nozzle perpendicular to the dish at a distance of 4-6 inches over your dishes, for example over your salad, grilled meat, bruschetta, and so on, and adjusting finger pressure on the nozzle to deliver just a few drops, or a steady stream or press down fully for a nice, even spray. Best if used at room temperature. Best if used by: see on the can. Store away from heat sources. Do not refrigerate.