[Sca-cooks] How long do whole spices last??

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Sun Aug 6 21:07:08 PDT 2006


On Aug 6, 2006, at 11:46 PM, Heleen Greenwald wrote:

> Hello from long-lost Phillipa Seton.
> :-)
> Can someone tell me how long whole spices last? I have some that  
> are at
> least 5 years old.
> Thanks a lot.
> Be well,
> Phillipa

That will vary according to how they were stored, how old they were  
when you got them, and a number of other factors.

Probably the simplest thing would be to grind a bit and see how it  
tastes and smells.

Welcome back, BTW! Don't be a stranger!

Adamantius


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