List of Foods to Store In and Out of the Fridge

Some foods reach peak ripeness and flavor outside of the fridge while other should be kept chilled.

Get pointers for making the most of your refrigerator

Out of the fridge
Avocados
Tomatoes
Garlic
Potatoes
Sweet potatoes
Onions
Red onions
Squash
Pumpkin

For the fruit bowl

Lemons
Oranges
Clementines
Apples
Bananas
Kiwi fruit
Pears
Plums
Mango

In the fridge

Milk
Butter
Cheese
Eggs
Fruit juice
Raw meats and fish
Cooked meat and fish
Bacon
Yogurt
Seasonal greens
Stir-fry selection
Peppers
Carrots
Celery
Leeks
Mushrooms
Salad leaves
Cucumber
Radishes
Spring onions
Fresh herbs
Berries
Grapes
Smoothies
Chilled desserts

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest