Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

The moisture of the refigerator will eventually turn onions soft and moldy. Keep them in a cool, dry place instead. But don't put them near your potatoes. When stored together, both deteriorate faster.

Onions

The moisture of the refrigerator will turn onions soft and mouldy. Don’t keep them with your potatoes as they both deteriorate faster. Store them in a cool, dry place.

Leaving coffee beans or grounds in the fridge will make them lose their flavor and even take on the flavor of foods around them. Store large quantities in the freezer, and smaller amounts in a cool, dark place.

Coffee

Leaving coffee beans or grounds in the fridge will make it lose its flavour. Store small amounts in a cool, dark place and store large quantities in the freezer.

Storing olive oil in the fridge will make it condense and turn into a harder, butter-like consistency.

Olive Oil

The cold temperature will make the oil hard like butter.

It's better to keep basil sitting out in a fresh cup of water, like cut flowers. It wilts faster in the refrigerator and absorbs the smells of all the food around it.

Basil

Keep it out in a fresh cup of water. If you put it in the fridge, it will absorb the smells of food around it.

Honey will stay good practically forever if you keep it tightly sealed at room temperature.

Honey

There’s no need to store it in the fridge as it will stay good forever as long as you keep it tightly sealed.

The refrigerator will dry out your bread quickly. Unless it's sliced sandwich bread that you plan on using in the next few days, keep it in the freezer or on the counter instead.

Bread

If you haven’t already noticed, your bread will dry out quickly when in the fridge. Keep it in the freezer or on the counter.

Garlic will start to sprout in the fridge eventually. It may also get rubbery and moldy, so it's best to keep in a cool, dry place.

Garlic

It will get rubbery and moldy – store in a cool, dry place.

Trying to ripen your avocados? Definitely don't put them in the fridge. However, already-ripe ones that you aren't going to use right away can go in there.

Avocados

If you’re trying to ripen your avocados, don’t put them in the fridge. Only put the ones that you aren’t going to use straight away in there.

Keeping potatoes in the fridge will make them sweet and gritty, since the cold environment turns their starch into sugar more quickly. Instead, store them in a paper bag in a cool—but not cold—place.

Potatoes

If you put potatoes in the fridge, they will taste sweet and gritty as cold environments turn starch into sugar more quickly. Store them in a paper bag in a cool place.

Tomatoes lose all their flavor in the fridge because the cold air stops the ripening process. Refrigeration also changes their texture.

Tomatoes

They lose their flavour in the fridge because the cold air stops the ripening process. It also changes their texture.

Source: WGAL News

 

 

 

 

 

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