Fruits and Vegetables That Don’t Need To Stay In The Fridge

Before you go ahead overflowing your refrigerator with produce, check this article out. You may not realize that some of your favorite fruits and veggies are best left at room temperature. 


Not only do tomatoes not have to be refrigerated, but putting them in the cold can actually ruin their delicate flavor. Keep them in your pantry to avoid spoiled, bland tomatoes.

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This sweet, tropical fruit absolutely hates the cold. For sweeter bananas, keep them out of the fridge.


Do you ever feel like you’ve been waiting for years for an avocado to ripen? Leaving it out at room temperature can definitely speed up the process.


Though you may be quick to throw a bunch of basil in the fridge along with your other leafy greens, it’s not the best idea. Basil can develop unappetizing dark spots in cold temperatures.


Keep melons on the counter: including cantaloupe, watermelon, and honeydew. Storing these fruits in the cold can decrease their antioxidant count and sweetness.


Onions, shallots, and garlic do best at room temperature as well. Refrigerated onions can quickly grow mold or start sprouting.