10 foods you shouldn't refrigerate

You can also store a cut avocado in the fridge, but otherwise, keep them on the counter.

Avocados

You can also store a cut avocado in the fridge, but otherwise, keep them on the counter.

Bananas

Refrigerated bread will dry out and get stale in the fridge

Bread

Butternut squash—but not summer squash—will last around a month in a cool, dark place, so there’s no need to refrigerate them.

Butternut squash

As dessert-obsessed individuals, we’re protective of our cakes—which is why we implore you to leave your cake out of the fridge, lest it becomes dry and unappetizing.

Cake

That’s called “chocolate bloom,” and it happens due to temperature changes that cause sugar crystals to form on the bar’s surface. 

Chocolate

The cold won’t help prolong the coffee’s life, the temperature change is not good for the taste

Coffee

Cucumbers will last two to three weeks on your counter or in your pantry, but only a week if you immediately put them in the fridge.

Cucumber

Then, mince or chop whatever you don’t use, and store that in the fridge in an airtight container.

Garlic

 If you’ve already refrigerated your Nutella, just put the container in a warm water bath to reverse the damage.

Hazelnut-cocoa spreads