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Other foods, like spices, garlic, onions and sweet potatoes, require low humidity but higher temperatures, which also makes them unstuibale for storage in a refrigerator. Because it absorbs moisture easily, rice can be of great help here. In the design above, the cork lid of each spice container contains a small space holding rice, which helps to keep the spices dry without forming into lumps.
Dryness of Spices via the Keep Food Out Of The Refrigerator Project. This was conceived by Korean designer Jihyun Ryou, and the project uses natural ways to preserve food. "Rice absorbs humidity easily. The spice container with rice inside helps spices stay dry without forming into lumps."
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I like everything about this spice rack: free-standing shelf, ingenious spice jars with rice built into the cork lid to absorb humidity, simple and elegant hooks on bottom.
Food storage - spices. Korean artist Jihyun Ryou, a graduate of the Dutch Design Academy Eindhoven, translates traditional knowledge on food storage into contemporary design. She found the inspiration for her wall-mounted storage units while listening to the advice of her grandmother, a former apple grower, and other elderly. Her mission: storing food outside the refrigerator.
‘Save Food From the Fridge‘ project by Jihyun Ryou
I'd buy this.
This works on the same principle as the bowl. Keeping the shelf full of water (filled via the funnel on the left) makes sure you keep attending to your fruits.
Ventilated drawer to store non-refrigerated foods (tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, onions)>>>Love this!
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