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Things you should know before storing food in Refrigerators

by Muhammad Adil (writer), Dubai, April 12, 2017

The fridge is the modern technical device designed in a way to preserve and store food with balanced humidity level, light and most importantly the optimal level of temperature.

It is important to understand intelligent control of high-tech device fridge to preserve food properly. The fridge is the modern technical device designed in a way to preserve and store food with balanced humidity level, light and most importantly the optimal level of temperature. You can easily store or preserve food and nutrients of food by learning which area of the fridge is best to store which type of food. In this way, you can preserve food to get spoiled. To decrease the risk of contamination of leftover, you will need to store food properly in the fridge.

If you do not store food properly in the fridge the first major problem you will experience odor and then the growth of bacteria within the food. Therefore, it is necessary to keep food at the ideal temperature or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. With this temperature or below you can obstruct the growth of bacteria, and thus your food stays healthy and safe for a long time. However, use of a Vaccum sealer adviser is most beneficial to store food in a refrigerator, it does not enable air and moisture to remain in food packet, and thus food stays safe for a long time. Beside this, we have compiled some basic factors that you should know to store food properly in the fridge. Below you will get info about which area of the fridge is better to store which kind of food, in this way you can store food for a long period.

How to store food in fridge properly?

Freezer

The freezer is frozen part of the fridge; you can store food which needs to stay frozen like ice cubes, meat, frozen fruits or frozen veggies, etc. In this part of the fridge, you can store several types of food for later use like pasta sauce, other sauces, stock, tortillas, etc. Surprisingly you can freeze bread for a long time in a freezer, but the major trick is to use tight containers. You can use stackable containers of plastic and plastic freezer bags to preserve food in the freezer.
The below given food which you have to refer for storing in a freezer:

- Frozen food bags
- Ice cream
- Wiped leftover cream
- Leftover food
- Many other food items

Doors

The warmest area of the fridge is the door, always store such food items which are more resistant to spoiling. Normally we use the door to open the fridge and get food items. Therefore, there is much temperature fluctuation takes place.
Following are the things which can be stored in a refrigerator's door:

- Condiments
- Juices
- Milk packs
- Water bottles

Upper/lower shelves

These areas of the fridge have the even consistent temperature, although upper shelve has cold temperature and lower shelve has the coldest temperature. Foods or stuff that needs to be fresh or ready to eat food should be placed in upper shelve while lower shelve is best to keep meat fresh or other food stuff.

Food items
Following are the food items which should be placed in upper or lower shelve:
- Hummus, herbs, drinks, leftovers, yogurt, and berries, etc. (upper shelve)
- Raw meat, egg, seafood, dairy products, fruit tin, etc. (lower shelve)

Crisper drawer

This area of the fridge is best to maintain and preserve food which is moist in a condition like vegetables and fruits. But it is much better to preserve fruits and vegetables in separate drawers. However, take plastic bags to preserve fruits (washed and dried) in plastic bags and take another plastic bag to store vegetables.



About the Writer

Muhammad Adil founder of Iphone-s, a young and energetic entrepreneur has always been fond of technology. His liking for technology made him go for engineering in computers.
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