Don’t Refrigerate These 11 Foods Slideshow
These unsaturated fats do not require refrigeration. In fact, refrigerating oils will cause them to take on an unpleasant texture. If you make vinaigrette for the week, leave out the garlic if you plan to store it at room temperature, because garlic and oil combined provides the perfect environment for botulism to grow.
Store these thin-skinned fruits on the counter to keep your tomatoes at peak flavor and texture. However, there is one caveat: The summer months can make it difficult to keep tomatoes at their optimal temperature of between 68 and 73 degrees F. In the height of the summer months, it might be best to take your chances with the fridge.