Store your potatoes in a well aerated, cool, dry location. Potatoes which are kept excessively cold will have their starches to broken down making them gritty and unpleasantly sweet. Also never store near onions!
“You cannot get an influence from the cuisine of a country if you don’t understand it. You’ve got to study it.”
Have a lot of corn cobs left over (not the ones you have gnawed on)? Freeze them, or use them immediately to enhance homemade vegetable stock or to add more flavor to your corn chowder.
“All sorrows are less with bread.”
Onions are best kept in a well aerated location that is out of direct sunlight. When kept in the refrigerator, the humidity tends to make them mushy and quickly spoil. However, a quick trip to the chilly temperatures before slicing may help dull the waterworks when cutting.