They can get mealy in the fridge, so leave them on a counter, out of plastic bags.
To speed ripening store in a paper bag.Once ripe, they’ll last for about three days.
Refrigeration reduces the flavor of garlic and affects its lifespan as well. The refrigerated environment
can actually cause mold to develop.
Store garlic in a paper bag in a cool, dark spot.
Refrigeration will cause the luscious honey to harden. That's why you should be storing it at room
temperature and out of direct sunlight.
KETCHUP, SOY SAUCE:
You can actually store hot sauce, along with various other condiments such as Worcestershire sauce,
ketchup, and sriracha, outside of the fridge and in a pantry for up to three years.
There is plenty of vinegar to prevent the bacterial growth,plus the heat of the peppers is more potent at room temperature.
There are some people who hold fast to the belief that bread will keep longer in the fridge.
These people are also eating some very dried out bread. It is perfectly fine to freeze bread,
but keeping it in the fridge will cause it to very quickly dry out.
Pretty much all oils are safe to store at room temperature. If the oil has a lower saturated-fat content,
such as safflower or sunflower, it will benefit from being kept cool, so store it in a dark cabinet or the fridge door.
The only oils that you must refrigerate are nut-based oils.
Many fruits such as berries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, and apples should be left out of the fridge
and kept on a counter in order to let them ripen. If you refrigerate these fruits you will
find that the flavor is greatly diminished.
Keep whole melon like Watermelon,cantaloupe and honeydew on the counter for best flavor.
USDA research found that storage at room temperature might even help keep the
antioxidants more intact.Once they are cut,store them in the refrigerator for three to four days.
Refrigerating nail polish will actually cause the polish to thicken. It also changes the chemicals.
The best way to store nail polish is always at room temperature and out of direct sunlight.
Due to the high amount of preservatives in jams and jellies, it is acceptable to store without refrigeration,
even after opening.
Refrigeration adversely affects their flavor, so store in the pantry in paper or plastic bags trap moisture and speed decay.
Most varieties should last three weeks.
Onions need to be kept in an area that allows air circulation. Needless to say the refrigerator does not fit that description.
You should also keep them away from the potatoes as this will cause the onions to root.