Weird Daily Habits

One habit of daily life that I don’t understand is putting fruit and bread into the refrigerator. It makes them taste horrid!

I thought it was a Russian thing, to be honest. But my sister’s husband is Peruvian and she says he does it, too. I feel strangely relieved.

I also have a weird habit, which is putting cinnamon and cumin seeds into kefir. It makes the kefir look ugly. But I like the taste.

7 thoughts on “Weird Daily Habits

  1. When I was a kid, we kept the bread in the fridge because otherwise our cat would rip into the bag and eat one bite out of each slice.

    Now, we keep it in the fridge/freezer, because I bake once every week or two, 6-8 loaves, and we live in a warm, humid climate so that’s just how you keep it from getting moldy before it can be eaten.

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  2. We keep most fruit in the refrigerator because we buy it in bulk and refrigeration keeps things like apples and clementines from going bad too soon. I only refrigerated bread one summer, but that was because it was molding very quickly and it was very hot and humid.

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  3. “bread into the refrigerator”

    I first head of that when I was a child and it seemed like the weirdest thing ever.
    Now I occasionally do that (like others said mostly to keep some types of bread from going moldy in some kinds of weather).
    Some fruit belongs in the fridge and others don’t.

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      1. Some people think grapefruit also tastes better chilled, but I like it better at room temperature. I guess it’s a matter of personal preference.

        I keep most fruit on the counter, because my husband snacks on it all the time and I don’t have to worry about it going bad.

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        1. yeah, citrus doesn’t like being chilled, IMO. I do make sure to refrigerate any cold-season vegetables, like cabbage and broccoli and lettuce, but most fruits and veg don’t benefit from it. My FIL cooks grapefruit, and it is quite nice that way, though I still prefer it room temp 🙂

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