What inside your fridge, is a question that everyone could answer. But what goes where, that might be difficult one. Proper way to storing food in fridge helps in minimising food spoilage and reduce the risk of getting food-borne illness. You don’t want harmful bacteria to spread over your raw and ready-to-eat foods, would you?
Here are simple Fridge Rule you could refer.
TOP SHELF : Ready-to-eat food or leftover
MIDDLE SHELF : Dairy products and eggs. Store them away from the door.
LOWEST SHELF : Raw Food, defrost foods that are wrapped or kept in sealed container.
DRAWER : Fruits and vegetables
DOOR : Condiments, drinks and non-perishable foods
Make sure your fridge’s temperature is kept under 5 degree Celsius at all time.
Do not keep hot foods directly into the fridge. Let it cool at room temperature first before store it.
Best if you kept everything in airtight and leak-proof container.
If you want to keep a canned food in your fridge, remember to transfer its content into another container first.
TIPS: You could place an opened box of baking soda on shelf to keep fridge smelling fresh and eliminates bad odour.
So, there are general basic of Fridge Rules. I have changed mine, hope you do so too.
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