15 Ingredients You Should Never Store in Your Fridge

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The colder temperature turns potatoes from starch to sugar faster, making the texture gritty. Store all kinds of potatoes — Yukon Gold, Idaho, fingerling, white, red, sweet — in a paper bag in a cool, preferably dark, place for up to three weeks. That usually means inside a pantry instead of near sunlight. Now that your potatoes are safely stored, use this basic mashed potatoes recipe.

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