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What is the best way to store sweet potatoes?

 
Refer to MP562, Home Storage of Fruits and Vegetables in Root Cellars. Do not store sweet potatoes in the refrigerator. Cold temperatures (below 50 degrees F.) cause starch changes which alter the flavor.
 

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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