alaskan storage onions
For years, Ben Vanderweele and his daughter, Michelle, have been trying to figure out how to cure onions to store over the winter in Alaska. In warmer climates with longer growing seasons, onions are cured in the hot sun, in the fields. But in Alaska, we don’t have the luxury of those hot September and October days. Here, the onions must be harvested when they are big enough, and then cured indoors, in warm, dry barns. The curing…
If they aren’t cured before they are stored, they will mold like a fresh vegetable.