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Foods you shouldn’t store in the refrigerator

Post by : Sue Njihia

A refrigerator being  a miracle of modern home life where you can stash your ice cream and a left over pizza , whats there not to love about it.However there  some foods that should not be stored in the fridge.

1. Bananas

Bananas need room temperature in order for it to finish ripening and the light and air slows down decay

2. Tomatoes

The cold temps in a fridge mess with the deliciousness of their texture.


Coffee is more likely to pick up other flavors around it when stored in the fridge. Instead, keep it in a sealed container, in the pantry away from sunlight.


Storing honey in the fridge gives it an unpleasant taste.nstead, keep it in its original container, in a cool, dark pantry spot.


Unless you prefer stale, dried-out slices on your favorite sandwich, stash loaves of bread in the pantry.


For melons, the counter is the best spot until you cut them up; then store them in the fridge.


unripe avocados have a hard time finishing the ripening process in the fridge. Instead, leave them on the countertop


Unless cut up, onions should go in the pantry. But never store them next to potatoes.Both onions and potatoes release moisture, which can lead to faster spoiling.

9. Potatoes

Putting potatoes in the fridge can increase the amount of sugar they contain, and lead to higher levels of a chemical called acrylamide(Can cause nerve damage in humans) when the potatoes are baked, fried or roasted at high temperatures.

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