Can you put warm food in the refrigerator?

Answer It is best if you cool the food down fast by putting it in an ice bath. To do this you place the container of food in a shallow pan of ice water to bring the temp of the food down.

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Can you put warm chicken in the refrigerator?

Yes, but it is best to cool hot food quickly to prevent any bacteria from forming on the food.

Why is the refrigerator cold at the bottom and warm at the top?

Answer Most units have a fan to circulate cold air and maintain the compartment at a uniform temperature. Without this, the cold air will settle at the bottom, and the thermostat will not get an a... Read More »

What temperature should food be stored at in a refrigerator to chill food properly?

Between 1 to 5 degrees C, to hold food at a warm temperature you want it to be over 60C.

Are you saving energy if you have unplugged your refrigerator and are cooling it with ice made by the winter cold and on warm weeks you make ice in your EnergyStar chest freezer?

Answer yes of course....just a few cents a day but it will add up... but is it really worth it ?