10 Food Items You Should Never Refrigerate

1. Potatoes

Starches found in potatoes turn to sugar when too cold. Store potatoes in dark, cool cupboards or drawers. Do the same for sweet potatoes. (Source)


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2. Tomatoes

If left in the fridge tomatoes start to lose their flavor and become very mushy. Leave them on the counter and use when you want to. (Source)


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3. Honey

The luscious honey will turn into a crystallized gunk if you refrigerate it. Keep it on room temperature for happy honey. (Source)


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4. Onions

When stored in a fridge they soften and impart a strong oniony smell on nearby foods. Instead, store in cool and dark drawers or cupboards. (Source)


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5. Apples

Apples start to lose flavor if kept in the fridge for too long. Keep them on the counter and toss them in the fridge 30 minutes before you want to eat them for a crisper bite. (Source)


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6. Berries

Fresh berries already have a short shelf life, so leave them out of the fridge and eat them within a day or two of purchasing. (Source)


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7. Ketchup

Yup, your ketchup is just fine in your pantry — even after it has been opened. Because of the amount of vinegar and preservatives, it will do just fine. (Source)


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8. Jam

Due to the high amount of preservatives in jams and jellies, they are also OK to store in the pantry after opening. (Source)

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9. Coffee

Many think coffee deserves a special place in the fridge or freezer, but it actually is best at room temperature so its natural oils can really flavor your favorite cup of joy. (Source)


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10. Nuts

Nuts last longer stored in a cool, dark spot. (Source)



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