10 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate.
We often throw all our fresh foods into the fridge to prevent
it from going bad. But should all food be kept refrigerated?
Definitely not. Here are 10 common foods you should avoid
from cooling too much, or you'll destroy the taste and ruin
The fridge does keep tomatoes fresh, but it does this
by stopping the process of ripeness. When this process
is stopped, the tomato loses its flavor. In addition to
the loss of flavor, the refrigerator also changes the
texture of the tomato, making it powdery or floury.
Tomatoes are best kept out of cooling, in a basket
When one keeps fresh basil in the refrigeration, it
withers very quickly, but before it withers al
l the way and becomes unusable, it absorbs the
taste of the foods kept close to it. The best way
to keep fresh basil it outside the fridge, in a glass
of fresh water, just like flowers.
The cold of the fridge turns the starch in the potato
into sugar in a faster pace, and we're left with a
sweet, yet grainy potato. Keep your potatoes in
a sealed sack, in a cool but not cold place.
They should be covered, because being
exposed to sunlight makes them grow 'eyes'.
The damp in the fridge makes the onion soft and
moldy. The best way to keep onions is in a cool
and dry place, outside the fridge. Green onions
can be kept in the fridge because of their
high % of water content. Be sure not to keep
onions next to the potatoes, because it'll make
them both go bad faster.
If you're waiting for the avocado to ripen, you
should never put it in the fridge. A refrigerator
does well by the avocado, but only if it has
already ripened, and you want to prevent it from
When we keep garlic in the refrigerator, it begins
to shoot out and grow green stalks. Also, it'll get
a moldy, sticky texture. It is best to keep garlic in
a dry, cool place.
When it comes to bread, there are a number of
options. If this is sliced bread you are going to
use within a few days, it can be kept in the fridge
When you keep bread for longer, the fridge will
make it dry out faster, and so it's best to keep it
somewhere closed off, but not in the refrigerator.
If you only rarely eat the bread, it can even be kept
in the freezer.
8. Olive Oil
Olive oil should be kept somewhere dark and cool,
but when put in refrigeration, it freezes and becomes
alike to butter. That said, you can thaw it again to its
Storing coffee in the fridge makes it quickly lose
its flavor and even absorb the flavor of foods
stored near it. Coffee should be kept somewhere
dark, somewhere cool. However, if you want to
keep a large amount of coffee at home, you can
keep in the depths of the freezer - not near the door.
One of the most fascinating facts about honey is
that it never goes bad. You can eat honey from
a thousand years ago, and it'll still be good. There
is no reason to keep honey in the fridge and it
should be avoided since the cold will make
it a solid and it's always better kept at room