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Old 10/10/10, 02:40 PM
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What to do with all these onions?? HELP!

Neighbor just gave me a huge box of fresh veggies. Mostly onions (yellow and white) with a few tomatoes, jalepenos. Prob about 15-20 pounds of onions....what should I do with them. I already have plenty of dried ones. Anyone have any great recipes???

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Old 10/10/10, 03:22 PM
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Why not chop and freeze them in 1 or 2 cups portions for future use? I put 2 cup portions in freezer bags, squeeze out the air, smooth and freeze flat, and they will keep for a couple of years and take up very little freezer space.

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Here is a round up of onion recipes - pickles, relishes, jellies, etc. - all suitable for water bath canning. As you look thru - just look for the recipe source. Most people have adapted seasonings from authorized sources. But sometimes, you just never know.

http://tigressinapickle.blogspot.com...up-allium.html

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Old 10/10/10, 05:06 PM
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I dehydrate onions and love to use them in soups, casseroles and so on. They become VERY strong when dehydrated and keep very well. I store mine in quart jars with 02 absorbers. Lots of onions stored in a tiny space with a very long shelf life. You canna beat that!

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Old 10/10/10, 06:30 PM
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Thanks everyone!! Now Im off to preserve the free bounty

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We grow a onions and get about 100lbs of them. We just cure them in the sun after digging them for about a week then put them in burlap bags down in the basement, About 62 degrees down there and they keep all winter long. Use them as needed.

Rebecca

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Welcome to the forum Rebecca!

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Thank-you I posted a new member post in the homesteading forum admin forum, not sure that was the right place but couldn't find a place for new members to introduce themselves.
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Old 10/14/10, 09:12 PM
 
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Chop them up and freeze them. I do this with almost all my onions because they're so easy to use this way.

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Old 10/14/10, 11:41 PM
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Our Little Farm, what is "02 absorbers"?

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