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The flavor of avocados will be affected if you store them in the refrigerator, so only do so if the avocados are fully ripe and you need an extra day or two to eat them.

1) Avacados

Refrigeration is perplexing for bananas, as the fruit stops ripening while the outside darkens more rapidly. Maintain bananas' ripening by storing them at room temperature.

2) Bananas

In the fridge, bread will dry out and go stale, therefore it's better to consume the bread fresh rather than freeze it.

3) Bread

As long as they're kept in an area that is cool and dark, butternut squash can be stored for up to a month without needing to be refrigerated.

4) Butternut squash

For the frosting or icing to set, you should only put your cake in the fridge for around 15 minutes.

5) Cake

Chocolate may go grey, as you may or may not be aware. When sugar crystals grow on the bar's surface, a phenomenon known as "chocolate bloom" occurs.

6) Chocolate

There is nothing to be gained by storing coffee in a refrigerator, and the coffee beans and grounds will acquire other flavors as a result of the shift in temperature.

7) Coffee

Your cucumber needs to be stored in the refrigerator after you've chopped it (ideally wrapped in a damp paper towel). However, until then, it's best to leave it out.

8) Cucumber

Garlic should be stored the same way it was purchased: without refrigeration. Until you're ready to use it, keep the entire bulb at room temperature in your pantry.

9) Garlic

Fresh herbs, like bread, lose their flavor and freshness when kept in the refrigerator. For the longest shelf life, store them stem-side down in a glass of water.

10) Herbs