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Used in salads, sauces, stews and meat dishes.
Good-quality shallots are similar to onions and garlic - they will be firm, free of blemishes or mold spots and have even-colored skin.
product that is soft, wet-skinned, bruised, has dark blemishes or spots of mold.
Shallots (like onions and garlic) should be stored in a cool, dry location with good ventilation. They should not be stored in either a plastic bag. Avoid prolonged storage in a refrigerator - unless it is on the verge of spoiling or has been peeled.
In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.
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