refridge How to Properly Store Foods in Your Home RefrigeratorWhat? You can’t just shove everything onto shelves in your refrigerator? As long as the door shuts, shouldn’t everything be ok? Well, evidently not.

The folks over at Howcast produced this helpful video to help you make the most of the space in your home’s fridge while also making sure that you can maximize the freshness of each item.

For instance, did you know that you should store all raw meats at the bottom of your fridge? It prevents cross contamination in case anything spills. Also over filling shelves can prevent the refrigerated air from circulating properly and cause items to spoil faster.

Watch the video above for the full rundown on how to properly store food in your home’s refrigerator. If you have any refrigerator secrets to share, let us know in the comments.

 

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