All You Need to Know About Potato Onions (And How to Cook Them) – Hudson Valley Magazine – October 2015 – Poughkeepsie, NY

Posted: October 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

We dig up the facts on this strange (but delicious) vegetable

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"The name actually comes from the fact that potato onions are planted and grown like potatoes. Farmers keep the largest potatoes for eating and replant the smaller ones as “seed potatoes.” Potato onions typically grow as a cluster of 10 to 12 bulbs attached at the base (like a head of garlic with its fused cloves), and, just like potatoes, the larger bulbs are eaten and the smaller ones are replanted." (Excerpt)

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