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Spice Shelf Life


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Spice Shelf Life

chefwong | | Sep 30, 2012 10:06 AM

In your opinion, what is the shelf life of varous items you may have on your spice shelf life.
Just moved back into our 2nd house. Have not been here for 8 months....and I'm going to guesstimate our last shopping trip was X months more....

What's your take on spice shelf life - just short of a lesser flavor.
Salt is forever ...
Whole spices - peppercorns, etc sould be okay.

Ground spices...2 years+.

What are immediates that you would chuck.

We don't really keep the fridge on when I'm away for such a long stint.
Not sure but the crushed peppers / paprika smell a bit rancid.....not planning to do a taste test.

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