[Sca-cooks] How long does pepper retain its potency?
prescotj at telusplanet.net
Mon Jun 20 15:17:12 PDT 2011
I'll seal a cask up right away, and let you know the minute I have
At 6:06 PM -0400 6/20/11, Robin Carroll-Mann wrote:
> This is for a silly bit of fiction, so no urgency. . .
> Would a well-sealed cask of black peppercorns retain any potency after
> 5 or 6 centuries? Would it still have an odor? Make people sneeze?
> Or would it just be a pile of funny-shaped pebbles?
> It would be nice if it was still sneeze-worthy, but if not, I can
> write around that.
> Brighid ni Chiarain
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