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How do you store your potatoes?

19 replies

Foodtheif · 25/06/2019 18:14

We have just te done our kitchen and not sure where to put them and what to put them in. I no longer want to keep them in the plastic bag they come in and I am going to try and buy them loose anyway to stop the plastic consumption. Some sort of hessian bag?

OP posts:
MrsPear · 25/06/2019 18:19

Potato bag on a hook as I don’t have a drawer / cupboard space

Akire · 25/06/2019 18:19

I keep mine in ceramic bowl with tea towel over the top to keep it “dark”. In small flat so there isn’t a cool place to keep them and no room in the fridge.

FourEyesGood · 25/06/2019 18:24

In my potato rack.

Not really - in a cloth bag inside a cupboard.

RezCowgirl · 25/06/2019 18:28

Potato sack under the stairs

firstimemamma · 25/06/2019 18:36

Basket in the cupboard

ignatiusjreilly · 25/06/2019 19:42

In the fridge, even though I know it's meant to spoil them. They don't seem any different to me and last ages.

formerbabe · 25/06/2019 19:50

The fridge. I tried the cupboard and they started sprouting in a couple of days. They last for ages in the fridge.

EleanorLavish · 25/06/2019 19:52

In a special potato bag from Lakeland.

Iwantacookie · 25/06/2019 19:58

In a bag for life in the cupboard under the stairs

orangeshoebox · 25/06/2019 20:01

cloth bag in drawer together with onions and carrots

EvaHarknessRose · 25/06/2019 20:04

A lined hessian potato bag, possibly from Lakeland, I can’t remember. I have an onion and a garlic one too, in smaller sizes.

Takingabreakagain · 25/06/2019 20:18

Also in a Lakeland potato bag here..
And not in the same cupboard as onions - apparently they give off gases which spoil the potatoes much quicker.

beyoncessweatband · 25/06/2019 20:33


cricketmum84 · 25/06/2019 20:36

Brown paper bag in the garage. They always seem to last ages!

IncyWincyGrownUp · 25/06/2019 20:55

Inside the eleven year old. He’s not yet met a potato dish he doesn’t enjoy getting on the outside of:o

NetballHoop · 25/06/2019 20:59

In a cardboard box in one of the cupboards they snuggle up with onions and sweet potatoes.

FunnysInLaJardin · 25/06/2019 21:00

In the fridge, they last far longer.....and I come from the land of the Jersey Royal so it must be the best way Grin

KevinKeegansPerm · 25/06/2019 21:09

In a cardboard box in my shed with the rest of the veg.

ShakeYourTailFeathers · 25/06/2019 21:09

In the Pantry (just a big walk in cupboard)

i heard that you should keep them away from onions as they encourage the spuds to sprout....

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