Top Chefs Share What 12 Items You Should Never Store In Your Pantry

It’s common sense to know which foods belong in the refrigerator, however, there are foods that can be stored in the pantry or fridge and everyone has a different answer to what those foods are.

A few top chefs from the country such as, Judy Joo, Donatella Arpaia and David Lee share what SHOULDN’T be stored in our pantries! (They made the mistake of keeping these products in their pantries and want to help you avoid what they did!)

Here’s what they say belongs in the fridge for a longer shelf-life:

  • An types of nuts
  • Maple syrup
  • Tamarind pods
  • Cold-pressed oils
  • Chocolate
  • Cured meats
  • Infused olive oil
  • Peanut butter
  • Bread
  • Mustard
  • Chocolate chip cookies
  • Fish sauce

Are you surprised that any of these foods need to be refrigerated? Do you already keep them in the fridge?

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