How long will fresh sweet potatoes keep?

 

Though sweet potatoes are usually thought of as a fall crop, they are available year-round (luckily). In the most perfect conditions (a cool, dry, dark place, and NOT the refrigerator), you can store sweet potatoes 3 to 4 weeks.

For recipes and tips for cooking with sweet potatoes, see 7 Ways with Sweet Potatoes.

Marge Perry

September 2011