Potatoes are one of the most versatile root vegetables out there. It can be mashed, roasted, deep-fried, baked, you name it and it could probably be done with a potato. Because of the versatility, we buy potatoes in bulk. From dinner to lunch, snacks and more, we eat this vegetable at least once a day. However, have you ever noticed that potatoes start sprouting after a certain period of time? Wondered why? Well, it’s because enzymes in the potato convert starch into sugar. This sugar provides energy for sprouts to grow from the eyes (buds) of the potato. Here we bring you 5 simple hacks to keep potatoes from sprouting.