April 7

Kitchen Tips: Help, my potatoes & onions are sprouting!

Cooking Basics, Tips


Potatoes, onions, and garlic are considered pantry vegetables because they keep for a long time when stored properly. Eventually, they will start to sprout especially as the temperature gets warmer and if they are in the sunlight. Can you safely use and eat them once they sprout? Check out this short video for the answers! A few storage tips to remember: keep these items in a cool (ideally 45-55 degF), dry, dark spot for best results. DO NOT refrigerate. DO NOT store potatoes and onions together.

Mrs. Dornberg

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Cheryl Dornberg, NBC-HWC, is a national board-certified health & wellness coach and culinary nutrition expert who is passionate about using the power of food to achieve optimal health and increase longevity. She specializes in motivating and empowering individuals to create sustainable & consistent dietary and lifestyle habits that support the management and prevention of chronic health conditions, increase longevity, and improve overall quality of life.


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