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Old 04-16-2011, 09:09 AM   #11
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I have good luck chopping and freezing onions. Also, I chop and freeze carrots and celery with the onions in a freezer bag. A nice timesaver for when I'm making soup.

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Old 04-16-2011, 10:02 AM   #12
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I think it's easier to store onion in a jar rather than a bottle.

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Old 04-16-2011, 11:03 AM   #13
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I store my partial onions in a Rubbermaid or similar plastic container in the fridge. We use partial onions mostly for slices.
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Old 04-24-2011, 11:36 PM   #14
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I buy a 2 pound bag of chopped onion. The onions are local and place that chops and bags them is just down the street from where I live, so I know they're fresh. When I get home from the store, I put the chopped onions into sandwich bags in half cup portions. I then take all the half cup portions and put them is a zippered freezer bag and freeze them. When I need onions I simply pull out the required number of sandwich bags and let them thaw. So far, I haven't had an onion emergency where I had to have onions immediately and couldn't wait for them to thaw, but, hey, anything's possible!
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:04 AM   #15
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I like the idea of reusing the mayo jar - I hate throwing those things out! I typically do like the rest of you and put in a baggie but lately, I've gotten some powerful onions and the smell permeates even heavy duty ziploc bags. Thanks for the idea!
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Old 04-25-2011, 11:32 AM   #16
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We use onions so often, and so quickly, that there's rarely a problem with spoilage. However, when I do have to store an already-cut onion I place it, cut side down, on a piece of Press 'n Seal plastic wrap. Bring all the edges of the wrap up and twist into a "tail" and put the covered onion into a sandwich bag. Never had a problem with onion odor permeating the refrigerator. One thing I like about the Press 'n Seal is that is seals so completely that the onion is almost like freshly-cut when I take it out to use it even after a number of days of storage.
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Old 04-25-2011, 11:59 AM   #17
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