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How should yams be stored?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Yams should be stored in a cool, dark, well-ventilated place, where they will stay fresh for up to 10 days. They should be stored loose and not kept in a plastic bag. Keep them away from exposure to sunlight or temperatures above 60degree F, since this will cause them to sprout or ferment. Uncooked yams should not be kept in the refrigerator.

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