Keeping a clean and organized
refrigerator can be a lot harder than it seems, especially if there are several
people living under the same roof, with each person having their own foods,
drinks, condiments and leftovers.
Here are some tips found in a
recent article from Fox News:
- Clean out your fridge before going to
the grocery store. Amy Brady, a professional organizer
suggests moving items with closer expiration dates towards the front and later
expiration dates towards the back … just like a grocery store!
the refrigerator the way it was intended. Refrigerators were
designed to keep food fresh in specific areas. “Deli meat and cheeses should be
stored in the meat/deli tray because that's usually the coldest spot in your
refrigerator,?? Kuper points out. “Vegetables should be stored in the crisper
drawer because it's designed to seal tightly to keep in humidity. The door of
your refrigerator is best for storing jarred foods that can withstand frequent
exposure to room temperature air.??
the situation. “Start with the top and work your way
down,?? says Donna Smallin Kuper, author of How
to Declutter and Make Money Now. “Be sure to open and unwrap everything to
see what you have. Check expiration dates and throw out anything that is
clearly bad or questionable.??
Brady and Kuper are both fans of storing things like condiments, leftovers, or
large drink containers on Lazy Susans, or turntables. They make things easier
to find and prevent them from getting shoved or lost in the back of the fridge.
For more tips on how to keep your
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