Can not stand the low temperature maintained in the refrigerator, tropical fruits. In such conditions, they rot much faster, while the harmful gases. So, having bought a large number of kiwi, bananas, tangerines, lemons, etc., store them wrapped in paper, at room temperature, without removing the package or containers. The same rule applies to apples and pears. Especially apples during storage produce ethylene significantly reduces the duration of the shelf life of many other fruits and vegetables near them.
Melons, pumpkins, zucchini in the fridge quickly wilt, become soft and moldy. While maintaining the integrity of the rind, they are perfectly stored at room temperature for several months without losing their taste and nutritional qualities. You can't go in the fridge and already cut melon, because she quickly starts to deteriorate, releasing harmful substances.
Vegetables with high water content such as cucumbers, tomatoes or eggplants in the fridge quickly to bruise leading to rot. The tomatoes and the cucumbers keep at room temperature, put them in a small basket. To prepare for the winter eggplant can be, if you cut them into small slices and dry.
Bow very badly to lowering the temperature. In such circumstances disrupt its structure, and it becomes soft. In addition, the sharp smell of this vegetable in an enclosed space of the refrigerator can penetrate into other products, which spoils their taste. If necessary, cut the onion, you can save a short time in the refrigerator, but only in securely Packed in bag or plastic wrap. In General, onions are stored in a warm, dry place.
Should not be kept in the refrigerator the honey and olive oil. In these products under the influence of low temperature a white precipitate. Moreover, disappear all of their useful qualities. To store these products it is best at room temperature. Preserves, canned food, smoked products it is pointless to store in the refrigerator, because they only occupy its space. All of them are well preserved at room temperature.
Not like the refrigerator and hard vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, radishes, beets, etc. – where they quickly germinate or rot. The best way to store them is a box of plastic or wood, standing in a dry, dark place.
Chocolate should not be kept in the refrigerator. Low temperatures provoke the appearance on the surface of the condensate, which subsequently turns into a white film. It does not harm the body, but adversely affects the appearance of the chocolates and sweets.