❁ Potatoes keep best where it is dark, cool and well ventilated.
• Store in a cabinet or drawer so light will not cause the skin to turn green and bitter. Avoid storing under the sink or near appliances that get hot.
• Store in a cool place but not in the refrigerator. Temperatures Store Well Waste Less below 45 degrees F can change flavor and texture.
• Store in a paper bag or a plastic bag with holes that allow air flow.
❁ Scrub potatoes under running water just before cooking.
❁ If potatoes turn green or sprout but are firm, they are safe to eat. Cut those parts away before cooking.
❁ Put raw cut potatoes in a bowl of cold water with a splash of vinegar or lemon juice to keep them from turning brown.