How to Keep Your Potatoes From Sprouting

how to stop potatoes from sprouting

 

Potatoes seem to only be available in large 5 – 10 lb bags. Who on earth would east so many potatoes in one go?! If you’re like me you have a hard time eating those suckers before they go soft, shriveled or begin to grow alien-like sprouts. No one wants to eat an alien arm for dinner so how do we stop this from happening?

 

apples and potatoes

 

Always store your potatoes in a cool, dark place. A pantry for closet will do. Doing this will help to keep your potatoes firm and will keep sprouting to a minimum. To add an even longer life to your potatoes add an apple to your bag. It sounds weird I know, but it works! The apple gives off an ethylene gas which suppresses the growth of the potatoes’ cells. Which in turn will slow the formation and growth of sprouts.

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