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Can i put hot food in the refrigerator?

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As long as it cools down to under 41° in less than 4 hours.

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According to the US Food and Drug Administration, leftovers need to be refrigerated or frozen within 2 hours. Despite what some people believe, putting hot food in the refrigerator doesn’t harm the appliance. To help hot food cool faster, divide leftovers into smaller containers first.

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