Refrigeration can cause tomatoes to lose their flavor and become mealy. Keep them at room temperature until they ripen, then use them promptly.
Avoid refrigerating potatoes; store in cool, dark, well-ventilated area. Prevents starch-to-sugar conversion for better taste and texture.
Refrigeration can turn onions soft and moldy. Store them in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Like onions, garlic can sprout and become rubbery when refrigerated. Keep them in a cool, dry spot with good ventilation.
Don't refrigerate unripe avocados. Only chill when ripe to slow ripening.
Avoid fridge for bread. Store at room temp in a breadbox or airtight container to prevent quick staling.
Honey can crystallize and harden when refrigerated. Store it at room temperature in a sealed container.
No fridge for coffee. Use airtight container in cool, dark pantry; prevents moisture and odor absorption, preserving flavor.
Avoid refrigerating whole melons. Only refrigerate cut ripe melons for a few days to preserve texture and taste.
Refrigeration can cause olive oil to solidify and become cloudy. Store it in a dark pantry or cupboard to preserve its quality.