Seven points to remember while storing food in fridge

Storing food in fridge
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Most of us – especially those who are tired of cooking every day – always takes the help of the refrigerator to keep our food fresh. Here are some tips while refrigerating food to keep them nutritious.

Cooked food should be stored in airtight containers inside the fridge to keep it fresh for a few days.

Make sure that hot food is cooled down completely before refrigerating it.

The smell of fruits like jackfruit and pineapple would seep into other food items if they are stored in the fridge.

Storing a large amount of fish and meat in the freezer, for too many days, would reduce its taste.

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The taste of the dish would be lost if they are taken out to room temperature and then freezing often. It is better to take out whatever is required and reheat. Food that is reheated shouldn’t be refrigerated again.

While cleaning the fridge, take everything out and switch off the fridge before wiping using a clean cloth.

You could steam the rice that has just been taken out of the fridge for 5 minutes.  

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