Garlic not only deteriorates in low temperatures but also loses its flavor. It is safer for garlic bulbs to be kept outside the fridge. You can keep peeled garlic in the fridge but not for more than 3-4 days.
Storing honey in the refrigerator not only solidifies it but also crystallizes it, which makes its usage difficult. Honey has a long shelf life and will do just fine in your kitchen cabinet.
Also at higher temperatures, nuts like almonds, walnuts, cashews, and raisins do not go bad. Keeping them in the fridge impairs their flavor. Holding nuts in airtight containers outside is safest.
When it comes to cooking oils, olive oil must never be stored in the fridge. The oil becomes cloudy and grainy when it kept at a cold temperature. It is best to store olive oil in a dark place in your kitchen.
Potatoes must be stored outdoors, as in order to preserve their texture, they need room temperature. Keeping in the fridge makes their starch convert into sugar, which further makes them discolored and tasteless.
Ketchup is another common kitchen essential which should ideally be stored in kitchen cabinets. Keeping it in the fridge can make it thicker and interfere with its flavor.
Keeping bread in the fridge not only takes away the moisture but also makes it hard. They neither look fresh nor remain soft because of the low temperature.
A warm temperature is required for bananas to ripen properly. Storing them in the refrigerator can not only make their skin black quickly but may also hinder the ripening process.
Coffee is all about aroma and flavor. Storing coffee beans or powder in the fridge can make it absorb moisture and might also spoil its distinct taste.