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Potatoes

Store potatoes with an apple to avoid early sprouting. Keep them away from onions and in a cool, dark place.

The ethylene gas given off by an apple will prevent potatoes from sprouting, while keeping onions nearby will actually cause them to sprout. In addition, moisture and exposure to light cause potatoes to spoil, so to keep potatoes fresh for up to 2 weeks, loosely store them in a paper bag. For long-term storage (up to 2-3 months), keep them in a cool, dry, dark place.

Additional Storage Tips

Bread
Store onions and garlic in a cool dry place in a container or paper bag that allows air to circulate.
Onions and Garlic
Carrots
Stone Fruits
Tomatoes
Cherries
Basil
Pears