Most notably onions and jam.. Foods that should not be kept in the refrigerator

Awareness and knowledge of the correct ways of preserving foods, helps in saving the budget, and keeping various foods and goods for as long as possible, without spoiling. Various foods and food commodities are a special way of preserving it. There are things that must be kept in the refrigerator, and there are some products that should not be placed in the refrigerator, so that they extend their life and do not change their taste.

The correct way to store food outside the refrigerator

Dr. Manal Abdel Rahman, professor of home economics, introduces the most important foods that should not be kept in the refrigerator, which she reviews in the following lines.

Food items that should not be kept in the refrigerator


When kept in the refrigerator, it loses its flavor and texture as well.


Jam does not need to be kept in the refrigerator, just put it on the kitchen shelf in the open air, not in an enclosed place, because it contains little preservative.


Do not store any oils in the refrigerator, it is best to store them at room temperature.


Avoid storing pickles in the refrigerator, as they are rich in preservatives, which helps keep them fresh outside the refrigerator, especially near the window. A little sunlight helps keep pickles fresh.

the bread

You can freeze the bread, but do not put it in the refrigerator, as when the bread cools it becomes dry.

Vegetables that are not kept in the refrigerator


If you want the onions to last longer, just put them in a paper bag, and store them in any dark place in the kitchen, but make sure you don’t mix them with the potatoes, so you don’t spoil them.


When you store tomatoes in the refrigerator, they lose their flavor and become mushy.

But if we leave it outside the fridge in this hot weather, it will spoil too.

So wrap it first in a piece of paper, and then put it in the fridge.


Potatoes tend to change their taste when you put them in the fridge, so it’s best to store them in paper bags outside the fridge, and avoid plastic bags.

the Garlic

When garlic is cooled, its flavor decreases, you can just put it in a paper bag in a cool place.


One of the most common mistakes is to store all your peppers in the fridge, as this spoils them faster.

Avoid storing it in the refrigerator, you can store it in a paper bag.

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