While refrigerating certain foods is the best way to keep them fresh, it can actually have the opposite effect on other everyday items.
And with the cost of living crisis, it’s best to know where to keep your property to make sure it lasts as long as possible.
A woman has revealed exactly how to preserve your food to ensure it lasts a long time.
Knowledgeable host who goes by the name of neat Carolineon TikTok and has more than 241k TikTok followers, revealed the unexpected truth.
Here are some things you should never put in the fridge: refrigerated garlic can make garlic grow twice as fast as garlic stored at room temperature, she says.
“Keeping onions in the fridge can make them moldy and mushy.
“Keeping tomatoes in the fridge can make them mushy and mushy.
“Instead, store them on the counter or on the windowsill.
“Honey can crystallize and solidify at colder temperatures, so room temperature is ideal.
“Putting your bread in the fridge will actually speed up the process of causing it to go stale.
“If you want to prolong its life, keep it in the freezer.”
Thousands of people flocked to the comments section to share their thoughts.
One person wrote: ‘I literally put all of that in the fridge except honey and it was the exact opposite as said in the video.
Another added: “I’m not sure about onions… I’ve been keeping an onion in the fridge for over 3 months and all it does is start to grow leaves – not mushy or moldy.”
A third said: “Onions in the fridge are the best way to keep them from making you cry and not spoiling longer.”