Without getting too technical about exact temperatures — or the ripening gas known as ethylene — here's a simple chart that lays out where to store your most common produce, whether at room temperature, on a refrigerator shelf, or in the crisper (the coldest fridge drawer).
I've certainly been guilty of not storing my fruits and veggies in the right place, which can lead to wilted leaves and floppy carrots. That's no good! Keep reading to take a look at the chart.
|Apples||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Avocados||Fridge shelf or room temperature|
|Blueberries||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Broccoli||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Carrots||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Celery||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Garlic||Fridge shelf or room temperature|
|Kale||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Onions||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Parsley||Coldest fridge drawer|
|Strawberries||Coldest fridge drawer|