Storage Onions

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Season: We usually wait until the Sweet Onions are sold out to sell our Storage Onions, which when properly cured will keep all winter. If they have dry golden skins, you know that your onions are well cured and can be stored out of the fridge.

Preparation Tips:  Onions are a critical ingredient in many recipes!  Including mire-poix, the base of French cooking (onions, carrots, celery).

Here’s a great recipe we love for caramelized onions that are made in the slow cooker: Dead Easy Caramelized Onions from Wendy at Simple Balance.

Storage Tips: Onions are an ethylene-sensitive food, so store them away from potatoes, ripe tomatoes, bananas and apples, all ethylene-producers (they will cause the onions to degrade and sprout more quickly). If your Onions are fresh with green tops they need to be stored in the fridge, as they do not have cured skins to protect them. In the fall, our onions are cured and can be stored in the cupboard.