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5 Risky Refrigerator Mistakes to Avoid

5 Risky Refrigerator Mistakes to Avoid

5 common refrigerator mistakes and how to avoid them.

A refrigerator is not a very demanding appliance, but it does have a few requirements that shouldn't be ignored. On top of quietly keeping hundreds of dollars’ worth of food from spoiling and making us sick, it’s also the most costly kitchen appliance to run, according to the Department of Energy. It’s the second most expensive appliance to run in the entire home (it comes in behind the air conditioner).

In the interest of keeping your refrigerator happy, here are a few common mistakes you’re probably making with your refrigerator and how to avoid them.

Hilary Meyer, Associate Food Editor

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