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7 Foods you’re Storing Wrong

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When you bring tomatoes or potatoes home from the grocery store do you pop them in the fridge? It turns out that by storing certain foods in the wrong places, you might actually be delaying their ripeness or speeding up their decay. After all, food storage is all about location, location, location! Keep your foods safer, fresher, and tastier by knowing how to store them properly…

1. Coffee

My mother used to store all of her coffee in the freezer, not in the fridge, java got the deep chill. However, fridge or freezer, by storing your grounds (or beans) in a moist environment, you’re doing it a disservice, according to food scientists at South Carolina’s Clemson University.

According to food researchers, once coffee is exposed to fluctuating air temperature it develops condensation that leads to diminished flavor. For a more flavorful cup, keep your coffee dry in an airtight canister, in an air temperature cabinet.

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