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Organic peanut butter

Organic peanut butter
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Regular peanut butter can be kept in the pantry. But if your peanut butter is natural or organic, the oils will separate and turn rancid. These types need to be kept in the fridge. The same goes for other organic nut butters.

Fresh herbs

Fresh herbs
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While basil can thrive in a pantry, many other herbs need to stay in the fridge to stay fresh. Hardy herbs, like rosemary and thyme, should be washed, wrapped in a damp paper towel and then in plastic, and kept in your fridge’s crisper drawer. Soft herbs, like coriander, dill, and parsley, should also stay out of the pantry. Keep them in plastic bags in the fridge.

 

Opened red wine

Opened red wine
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What?! Blasphemy! I’m sure that’s what all you wine lovers must be thinking. But it’s true. Opened red wine should be re-corked and refrigerated to stay fresh for another day, TODAY.com reports. The cold temperature will slow down the oxidation process.

Read this to learn whether drinking red wine protects you from heart disease.

Coconut oil

Coconut oil
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Like the oils in nuts and nut butters, coconut oil can eventually go rancid when stored at room temperature for too long. Take it out of the pantry and put it in the fridge.

Tortillas

Tortillas
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You may not realise it, but tortillas are actually prone to moulding. They’ll stay good for about a week at room temperature, but keep them in the fridge immediately after opening, just to be safe.

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