WHILE putting certain foods in the fridge is the best way of keeping them fresh, it can actually have the opposite effect when it comes to other everyday items.

And with the cost of living crisis it’s best to know where to keep your keep to make sure it lasts as long as it should. 

One woman has revealed exactly how to look after your food to make sure it lasts.

The savvy homeowner, who goes by the name of Neat Caroline, on TikTok and had over 241k TikTok followers, revealed the surprising truth.

She says: “Here are some things you should never put in the fridge: garlic in the fridge can cause sprouting twice as fast as garlic stored at room temperature.

“Storing onions in the fridge can make them mouldy and mush.

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“Storing tomatoes in the fridge can make them dull and mealy.
“Instead, store them on the counter or on a window sill.

“Honey can crystallise and seize up in colder temperatures, so room temperature is ideal.

“Putting your bread in the fridge will actually speed up the process that makes it go stale.

“If you want to extend its longevity keep it in the freezer.”

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Thousands of people rushed to the comments section to share their thoughts. 

One wrote: “I literally put all those in the fridge except for the honey and it does exactly the opposite as said in the video.”

Another added: “not sure about the onions… I've had a single onion in the fridge for over 3 months and all it did was start to grow leaves -not mushy or mould.”

A third said: “Onions in the fridge are the best hack so they don’t make you cry and they don’t spoil for way longer.”

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