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What is the best way to store onions?

Dry bulb onions should be kept in a cool, dry well ventilated place. Do not store whole onions in plastic bags. Lack of air movement will reduce their storage life. 


Sweet onions have a higher water content than storage onions, making them more susceptible to bruising, and a shorter shelf life than storage varieties. 

One way to extend the shelf life of a sweet or high water content onion is to wrap each one in paper towels or newspaper and place them in the refrigerator to keep them cool and dry.

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