Do you think everything in your kitchen is in their correct place? And what about your refrigerator? Well, actually it is mostly possible that there are a lot of bacteria hiding in your fridge because you keep foods in it that don’t belong there. If you worry about your health and about the food you consume, we have selected 20 foods of everyday use that you should not keep in the refrigerator.
It is not recommended to keep avocados in the fridge, as cold affects the process of the ripening of this fruit. So, you just need to keep your avocados outside the fridge, somewhere with room temperature where it can get ripe. To fasten the process of ripening, you can put avocado in a bag with an apple or even a banana, these fruits produce ethylene, the latter makes avocado to ripe faster. What if the avocado is already ripe? Well, in such case it’s time to it that avocado.
Do you know what happens to potatoes when they are kept in the refrigerator? They turn sweet and grainy. Cold temperature turns starch into sugar, this happens to all vegetables containing starch. So, you need to keep potatoes in dry places with good temperature. If the potato is cooked, you need to put it in the fridge to prevent the formation of bacteria.
3. Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread
If you want to eat Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread in a soft and creamy consistency, then never put it in the fridge. Such spreads like Nutella become solid in the fridge and do not spread on bread anymore. Hazelnuts contain high-fat which solidifies in cold temperature turning the spread firm. If you are afraid that the spread will go bad outside the fridge, don’t be as the sugar in the spread prevents bacteria growth.
Garlic is an important food which shouldn’t be kept in the fridge, where it can immediately get molded. It is recommended to keep garlic is dry and cool places. Garlic needs good ventilation so it cannot be kept in closed containers.
For all the coffee lovers out there, you shouldn’t keep your coffee in the fridge and most importantly in the freezer. You can keep coffee in the fridge only if you consume it rarely and you don’t want it to go off. But it is not recommended to keep it in the fridge as the humidity there takes all the aroma and taste of the coffee.