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7 Clever Root Vegetable Drawers and Bins for the Kitchen

7 Clever Root Vegetable Drawers

and Bins for the Kitchen

Image: myhomeideas.com

Image: myhomeideas.com

Growing your own food can be very rewarding, especially during the summer months when veggies can be washed, cooked and on the table the very same day they’re picked (nothing fresher than that!). Many of us store foods like potatoes, onions, garlic and ginger root in the vegetable drawer in the refrigerator, but storing root vegetables don’t do do well in cold storage.

High humidity in refrigerators causes rot and storing root vegetables together can actually affect the flavor. As a rule, root vegetables should be stored in wire mesh or natural fiber baskets at room temperature.

*** TIP – If you ever make a root cellar, two small investments for your root cellar should be a thermometer to measure temperature and a hygrometer to measure humidity. This way you can ensure your conditions are right to keep your food fresh for the longest possible time. *** If you can’t afford to buid your own, check out these clever root vegetable bins…

7 Clever Root Vegetable Drawers and Bins for the Kitchen

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