How to store onions
Onions refers to a perennial herb. With the many varieties of this plant derived using breeding, which can be grown all summer. Onion is used in cooking, it has gained wide popularity in medicine and cosmetology. It can be used not only fresh, but also for the future harvest.
Instruction how to store onions
Onions for storing, be sure to loop, good air dry, fold in wooden boxes and place in a cool, dry, dark place.
You can sprinkle onions on a wooden or plastic shelf, even on the floor, pre-bed on his paper, a layer of 30-40 centimeters. Cover the top of its dry husk.
For daily use can weave a bow in braids and hung on a wall in the kitchen. In the indoor environment is best preserved onion sets. Generally, it is sharper than the longer stored.
The optimum temperature for long-term storage of onions - about 0 degrees. Measure relative humidity in a well-ventilated area should not exceed 50-65%.
Not fully ripe or small onions can pickle. To do this, clean it from the husk, wash in cold water, put in sterilized glass jar or any non-metallic pan, add 10-15 peas fragrant black pepper, 3-4 pieces of bay leaf and fill with 10% brine (10 parts water to 1 of the salt). On 1 kg of onions is necessary to take 2 liters of brine.
Dishes cover the wooden circle or regular dish, set top yoke and kept at room temperature for about a week. Store in a cool dry place.
Take the onions, cut them into small pieces, the best clubs, 4 centimeters thick. Disassemble them in rings or pens and dry on a sieve at a temperature of 50-60 degrees for several hours in a well-ventilated place. Store in a tightly sealed container.
Well dried onions have a white or yellowish color.