Potato and Onion Storage Baskets
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Exclusive | Keep Your Potatoes and Onions in Old World Vegetable Baskets

  • Traditional countertop storage for potatoes and onions
  • Shields contents from light for longer shelf life
  • Baskets nest for storage
  • Set of 2 baskets

Plastic grocery bags retain moisture, speeding the demise of potatoes and onions. These breathable woven baskets, used for centuries in Europe, are a better solution. They fill from the top, and dispense vegetables from the pocket below. And they add a little country style to your kitchen or pantry. Set of two; large holds about 30 lbs. of potatoes, small holds about 6 lbs. of onions. Hand-woven willow with braided sea grass handles.

Natural Willow
  • Willow and sea grass
  • Large basket is 12" W x 18" D x 17" H
  • Small basket is 9" W x 13" D x 11-1/2" H

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Potato and Onion Storage Baskets
 
4.3

(based on 95 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (78)
  • Convenient (53)
  • Easy to use (51)
  • Well built / quality (44)
  • Compact (18)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (18)
  • Flimsy construction (4)
  • Difficult to clean (3)

Best Uses

  • Large kitchen (52)
  • Small kitchens (33)
  • Gifts (23)
  • Simple meals (3)
  • Storage (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cook (46), Casual cook (44), Gourmet chef (4)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (39), Couple no kids (33), Single female (15), Family young kids (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (43), Yes (10)

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5.0

Lovely baskets

By Dzcrow

from Alton, NH

About Me Avid Cook

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Compact
  • Convenient
  • Easy To Use
  • Elegant Appearance Good Storage
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Overwinter Storage

    Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

    These baskets are very nice quality, an elegant & ingenious design, easy to use, and seem perfectly constructed for their purpose. The larger of the baskets is larger than I expected, and the smaller basket is smaller than I expected, but it still holds almost all of the potatoes we raised in our garden this year (not a huge crop, perhaps 7-10 lbs?). The larger basket has happily accommodated all of our onion crop, which was about 115-120 red & yellow onions. So far, the baskets have kept both potatoes and onions reasonably fresh without rotting (but it is just the beginning of the cold months, and I did harden off both the potatoes & onions before storing them in their baskets). I do have to keep the baskets under a table in the laundry room, not only because it is the coolest room, but also because these baskets require too much space to fit on either the floor or counters in my kitchen.But I have a small kitchen with very limited, purpose specific counter space.

    • I Am A:
    • Couple No Kids
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Very practical

    By Dr. Pepper

    from Parker, CO

    About Me Avid Cook

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Convenient

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Kitchens

      Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

      Good year for garden potatoes led to the need for storage. These baskets are perfect for the harvest.

      • I Am A:
      • Family Older Kids
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By St Nik

      from Ashtabula, OH

      About Me Avid Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Convenient

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

          This item is pretty enough for the countertop, and utilitarian enough for the pantry

          • I Am A:
          • Couple No Kids
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Potato storage baskets

          By The knitting chef

          from Lynchburg, Virginia

          About Me Avid Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Bulky
          • Hard To Use

          Best Uses

          • Large Kitchens

          Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

          The description should include the number of pounds of produce each will hold. (The large one holds 20 pounds of potatoes).The large basket is huge! Way too big for normal kitchens or families of 2-4 people. I would have returned both sets, but the return shipping was almost as much as one set of baskets. We'll use the small baskets, but I'm not sure how we will use the large ones. Twenty pounds of potatoes would feed us for a year!

          Don't buy these if you don't eat potatoes at every meal!

          • I Am A:
          • Family Older Kids
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Perfect Gift

          By Rusty

          from Rural Alabama

          About Me Avid Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Difficult To Clean

          Best Uses

          • Small Kitchens

          Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

          Attractive and unique could be a bit more sturdy. I wish they had been of Domestic manufacture.

          • I Am A:
          • Couple No Kids
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Nice storage - homey look.

          By JH

          from Phoenix AZ

          About Me Casual Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Convenient

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Kitchens
            • Small Kitchens

            Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

            Fits nice in a kitchen that is large enough and has enough storage but is there ever really enough storage?

            • I Am A:
            • Couple No Kids
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Love the look

            By Pat C

            from Palmer, AK

            About Me Avid Cook

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Look Great

            Cons

            • Bulky

            Best Uses

              Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

              This would be perfect for folks growing their own potatoes, I don't usually buy such large quantities.. But I may start if these adorable baskets keep my potatoes lasting longer. Even though the baskets are large, I am pleased to have them.... First step in trying to organize my pantry.

              • I Am A:
              • Family Older Kids
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Love them, very rustic

              By LB

              from Salt Lake city

              About Me Casual Cook

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Convenient
              • Easy To Use
              • Keeps Product Fresher

              Cons

              • Onion Bskt Opening Small

              Best Uses

              • Commercial Kitchens
              • Gifts
              • Large Kitchens
              • Pantry

              Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

              Keeps the products fresher longer, very convenient.

              • I Am A:
              • Family Older Kids
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Cute Addition to the Kitchen

              By wjmiller

              from Ephrata, PA

              About Me Casual Cook

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Convenient
              • Easy To Use
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Large Kitchens
                • Small Kitchens

                Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

                My husband and I recently renovated our kitchen and I was looking for a way to store potatoes, onions and garlic. I do not like the wooden bins that seem to be the only thing most places have to offer for root vegetable storage. I found this set on the website. I thought they were unique and would help me store the vegetables for longer before they went bad. The baskets are solid, attractive and hold a lot of potatoes and onions.

                • I Am A:
                • Family Older Kids
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great storage baskets

                By Anita

                from Granville Summit, PA

                About Me Casual Cook

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Compact
                • Convenient
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Potato and Onion Storage Baskets:

                    These baskets store more than they appear and fit perfectly on the steps going down to the basement. Temp is cooler and humidity seems about right. Baskets also allow for air circulation.

                    • I Am A:
                    • Couple No Kids
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    Articles

                    • How to store the summer harvest for the winter kitchen.
                    • When stored correctly in their own papery wrappers, some types of onions will maintain their quality for as long as a year.
                    • Onions can be a confusing vegetable for new gardeners. Should you grow long-day or short-day onions? Seeds, seedlings or sets? How are storage onions different from sweet onions? Here's how to sort out the terms.
                    • How to choose the best cooking techniques for the variety you have.
                    • If you have an abundance of onions, make caramelized onions and store them in your freezer.

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