You all must have refrigerator in our house and use it to store things as we know refrigerators keeps things fresh. But have you ever think that which things you should never place in refrigerator?
Very few of us know that refrigerator inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria but what we all commonly know is that it decreases spoilage on different kind of foods.
Colder temperatures of fridge can change the texture and taste of many foods, and sometimes even the nutritional value. Normally it is advice to refrigerate food at a temperature between 35 and 38 degree Fahrenheit. Without thinking of all these things we just use to keep things in fridge by carrying a myth in our mind that it will keep our food fresh.
Here are some foods which should be never placed in a refrigerator:
Bread: Bread should not keep in fridge as cold temperature makes them dry. It is a food that will become stale if refrigerate.
Tomatoes: Everyone use to keep tomatoes in refrigerators because they think cold temperature will keep it fresh. But the true fact is this that if you are keeping tomatoes in fridge they will lose their rich tangy flavor. Temperature of fridge will change its texture and tomatoes can become tasteless. So to maintain tomatoes rich tastes keep it in normal room temperature.
Wants to stay healthy? Then never place these things in refrigerator!:
Eggplant: Eggplants are vegetables that are temperature sensitive, and keeping it for long period in the refrigerator may actually be harmful. Below 50 degrees Fahrenheit can damage the texture as well as the flavor of the eggplant. This vegetable must be store at room temperature.
Honey: According to one research storing honey in the refrigerators can cause it to crystallize. Honey has the ability to naturally preserve itself. So do not keep honey in fridge.
Peanut butter: Peanut butter will become thick and dry if kept in refrigerator. So if you want your peanut butter to be creamy and spread keep it at room temperature.
Ketchup: These ketchups already have enough preservatives that they don’t require refrigerators to preserve from spoiling.
Oranges: Citrus fruits are high in acidity and can be damaged by temperatures that are too cold. The skin may also become dull and spotted when stored in the fridge. Since oranges have such a thick, tough skin they do well in warmer environments.