Potatoes and onions may taste great together in hash browns. But when it comes storing them raw, you need to keep them well apart.
The reason, as the food safety experts at Penn State University point out, is that onions and potatoes can release moisture and gases that will cause the other to spoil faster.
So to prevent your spuds and onions from rotting too quickly, keep them separate and store each in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place.
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