Warning! 15 Foods You Shouldn’t Refrigerate
Refrigerator is a very good food storage appliance. The primary purpose of refrigerating foods is to keep them from getting spoilt or loosing the original taste.
However, there are some foods that would loose more than taste when we refrigerate them. Such foods can become unhealthy for the body, increasing the risk of cancer and some other deadly diseases. Read the 15 Foods you shouldn’t refrigerate below;
There are some people who hold fast to the belief that bread will keep longer in the fridge. These people are also eating some very dried out bread. It is perfectly fine to freeze bread, but keeping it in the fridge will cause it to very quickly dry out. The only time you should refrigerate bread is when it is in sandwich form, as it likes to go incredibly tough and chewy in the cold temperature.
Onions need to be kept in an area that allows air circulation. Needless to say the refrigerator does not fit that description. Onions tend to become incredibly mushy or moldy if left in the fridge for too long. If the onion has been cut, then the layers begin the process of drying up even if you do wrap it up tightly.
Due to the high amount of preservatives in jams and jellies, it is acceptable to store without refrigeration, even after opening.
Refrigeration is a sure-fire way to kill the flavor of potatoes. Instead you want to store potatoes in a dry paper bag, but not a plastic bag as this promotes moisture and mold.
Avocados need to be ripe before they are refrigerated. Once ripe, they will last for up to about a week in the fridge. It is best to refrigerate the whole whole avocado, to keep it from browning when exposed to air.
It’s natural instinct to stuff the fresh herbs, you just bought from the grocery, right onto the fridge. But did you know herbs wilt faster in the fridge? You could place them in a water-filled glass jar on your kitchen counter to to keep it fresh and crisp.