The best way to preserve most foods is to keep them in the freezer, but not all foods can be stored in the freezer for a certain amount of time, and freezing and storing food varies depending on the type of food. Not all foods stay healthy in the refrigerator or freezer, but some foods do not have a long shelf life due to the ingredients used in them and can not be stored in the freezer for a long time.
Our need for freezers and refrigerators is more than ever in today’s life, and most women store their ingredients in the freezer before preparing food quickly. In the section on housekeeping tips, you will read that it is true that putting food in the freezer causes food to have a long shelf life, but high cold causes the quality of food to decrease and their taste to change.
Storing bread in the freezer increases its shelf life, but this causes the bread to dry quickly, so to prevent this problem, keep industrial bread at room temperature for four days instead of freezing.
Many women keep their vegetables in the freezer due to lack of time, but storing vegetables in the freezer reduces the vitamins and nutrients of vegetables, so get enough vegetables and nutrients to get the vitamins and nutrients.
If you store potatoes in the refrigerator, you are wrong because of their taste changes due to moisture absorption. Even if you put them in plastic, they will still absorb moisture, and their spoilage will increase.
Storing some fruits in the refrigerator reduces their quality due to low temperatures. These fruits include apples, bananas, strawberries, and cherries, which are best kept out of the refrigerator, and if you like cold fruit, put them in the fridge for a few minutes before eating.
If you keep tomatoes in the freezer, they lose their flavor and properties and lose water, so try to eat them fresh.
Tomato and soy sauce:
Tomato and soy sauces do not need refrigerated because they contain vinegar and are stored outside the refrigerator for up to a month.
Types of oils:
To store different oil types, it is enough to put them in a dry environment away from light and heat to be stored outside the refrigerator and in the room.
Putting coffee in the refrigerator not only does not make it last longer but also reduces its quality. It is better to store all types of coffee in a room environment and at a constant temperature.
Melon and cantaloupe:
Prolonged storage of melons and cantaloupes in the refrigerator causes them to absorb other ingredients’ taste, so it is better to put them in the refrigerator less.
To store honey, it is enough to keep it away from light and at room temperature. It is unnecessary to put it in the refrigerator because, as we said in the previous sections of housekeeping secrets, keeping honey in the refrigerator causes sugar.
Do not put milk in the freezer because frozen milk is not edible, and it is cut after defrosting, and it is not clear and smooth, but you can use this milk in cooking.
Storing fried foods in the freezer will eliminate the food’s crispness and deliciousness and make them softer, so eat your fried food in one meal and not freeze the rest of the food.
Eggs with skin :
It is wrong to store eggs in the freezer because by freezing them, the liquid inside will harden, and the volume of the liquid will increase so that the eggshell will crack, and the whole freezer space will smell like eggs, so do not freeze the eggs.
Sour cream :
Storing sour cream in the freezer changes its taste, and its appearance is cut and deformed. And you can not consume it alone, but it can be used to cook food and make desserts.
Putting different yogurt types in the freezer changes its texture—yogurt texture changes and tastes after defrosting and can not be eaten.
The cheese has a high shelf life and does not need to be frozen. Putting cheese in the freezer changes its taste and makes it soft and pasty.
Pastry creams :
Pastry creams are made from egg whites, and freezing them destroys the cream’s texture and even spoils it, and they can no longer be used to decorate cakes.
Canned foods :
Putting canned foods in the freezer makes them bulky and bulky, causing the can to explode or break.
Foods that are not well packaged:
Unpacked foods in the freezer burn due to the freezer cold and lose their original taste, flavor, and texture.
Hot food :
Putting hot food in the freezer raises the freezer’s temperature and provides the right place for germs to grow, dangerous for health.
Lettuce has a lot of water in it, and freezing causes the water to spread and maintains the cell wall, destroys the leaf structure, and causes the lettuce to loosen.