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"Refrigerate after opening" ... dumb question...

Is it ok to refrigerate BEFORE opening? Lol, I have more room in my extra fridge in the garage than I do in my pantry, and I like to stock up on stuff, is it ok to store unopened stuff in the fridge for a while? Like ketchup, olives, mayo, etc? Think it makes any difference?

 
gramsmom

Asked by gramsmom at 11:33 AM on Nov. 15, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Yes i do that all the time. LOL I put it in there and run out of room so i move it to the pantry. :)
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 11:35 AM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • yes
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 11:34 AM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Yep, it's okay.
    Shanna84

    Answer by Shanna84 at 11:34 AM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • It's fine. I don't know about the things that come in cans though, like the olives???
    Jessica157

    Answer by Jessica157 at 11:35 AM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I have jarred olives, not canned... Thanks everyone =D
    gramsmom

    Comment by gramsmom (original poster) at 11:38 AM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • yea, jarred and canned alike are fine. it will not prolong, or damage them unless you freeze it in the jar. LOL we all know what happens then
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:39 AM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I do it when I think we are going to need to use something pretty soon because the other thing is running out (like mayo or whatever) because I like it to be cold when I use it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:14 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Before opening it can either be stored in cupboard or refrigerator, whichever you prefer, but after opening, you must store it in refrigerator. There are no dumb questions on here.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 12:27 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

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