Store in the Fridge or Out? A Handy Food Storage Infographic.

By and large, people are unreasonably terrified of food spoilage and store too many foodstuffs in their refrigerator. Which is why most of us could benefit from learning what food can and should be moved from storage in the fridge to your pantry.

Truth is, a lot of food, if consumed near the date it was purchased or with a long shelf life, is fine to leave outside the refrigerator.

There are many lists and infographics about what items should and shouldn’t be refrigerated, but unfortunately there aren’t many hard and fast rules to refrigerator storage. And, if you’re like us, it’s hard to keep track of whether butter or ketchup was in or out. So we’ve created what we hope is a sensible food storage infographic to help.

Click here to download the full PDF guide (1.1 MB)

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