My Project 280-001Here are some tips on how to store and test spices for freshness.  Many of you probably already know this but we can always share with others that may not.

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The best location to store spices is in a cool, dry spot where they will not be around heat.

Storing spices near a microwave exhaust fan or over the range are two of the worst locations.

Shake ground spices and smell for freshness.  They should keep for 2 to 3 years.

Crush dried spices between your fingers and smell for freshness.  They should keep for 1 to 3 years.

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