Foods on the counter or foods in the fridge??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by tiffanyg2, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious~ What kinds of foods do you leave out on the counter that are vegetable, fruits and other things that people typically might store in the fridge??
     
  2. arabianequine

    arabianequine Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 4, 2010
    I never put an onion in the fridge till it has been cut.
     
  3. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree with the onion not til cut. I never put tomatoes in the fridge to me it changes their texture.
     
  4. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Onions and potatoes not in fridge.
     
  5. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Onions, potatoes, bananas, tomatoes and kiwis are in the pantry/on the counter.
     
  6. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:me too all of the above and when we start getting eggs those will join the rest on the counter.
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011
  7. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Grapes would also be on the counter... If they lasted long enough. [​IMG] Also apples are on the counter.
     
  8. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put just about everything in the fridge unless it's in a tight-sealed container and did not need refrigeration (with the exception of dried beans). I have had bugs get into most everything where I live, even bugs I didn't expect like grain beetles. Since I started storing everything in the fridge, I haven't had any insect issues.
     
  9. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the season. Like Darlene, in summer most stuff goes in the fridge due to bug issues. Winter, most stuff stays out on the counter.
     
  10. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bananas
     

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