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How long will beets keep at 52-54 F?

Posted by Slimy_Okra 2b (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 19, 12 at 18:20

I have a storage area that is around this temperature. It is dark and humid. How long would beets (minus tops) store? Any suggestions on the best way to store them?


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RE: How long will beets keep at 52-54 F?

  • Posted by malna NJ 5/6 (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 19, 12 at 20:02

My grandmother used to store them in a wooden box filled with damp sand - she'd cut off all but about 2 inches of the leaves, brush off the dirt and bury them in the box.

At that temperature (it's a little high), you'd probably get 2 to 3 months of storage. You'll just have to check them pretty frequently to make sure they aren't getting moldy or rotting.


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