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Old 04-15-2011, 10:06 AM   #1
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Storing Cut Onions in a Bottle

I have recently tried putting the unused portion of an onion in a mayonnaise jar and store it in the fridge (no, not put on the porch of Funk and Wagnells') ;)

It seems to work well. The odor of the onions stays within the bottle, but it is really strong. Am I at risk of any kind of bacteria by doing this? any danger? When do good onions go bad?

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Old 04-15-2011, 10:25 AM   #2
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Should be fine if you aren't storing it too long. I would make sure you wash it out and dry it every time you finish an onion. Things can rot quicker if moisture is sealed in for too long.
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:50 PM   #3
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What Rock said!

I keep mine in a small lidded plastic container. I have had them last 3 - 4 days, mostly because I have used them up by that point.
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:55 PM   #4
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I put them in a zip bag, then on a shelf in the fridge where I can see them and use them up.
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Old 04-15-2011, 03:25 PM   #5
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I put them in a zip bag, then on a shelf in the fridge where I can see them and use them up.
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Old 04-15-2011, 05:48 PM   #7
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:43 PM   #8
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I dice mine and stick em in a ziplock in the freezer.
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Old 04-15-2011, 11:33 PM   #9
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I put them in a sandwich bag.
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Old 04-16-2011, 12:58 AM   #10
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I put them in a ziplock bag and keep it in the crisper drawer. Not sure if that helps them stay fresh...that's just where I keep all the veggies. They stay pretty fresh even after a week.
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