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I was thinking that we need to get a new refrigerator because I never have enough room in the drawers for all of my veggies. Then I was thinking if I got another frig, I would just have another one with not that much space. Does anyone know if they make a refrigerator that the whole thing is like the veggie crisper drawers?
 

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Veggie crisper drawers don't really do anything except keep your veggies seperate from the rest of the food in your fridge. You can pile up your veggies on fridge shelves as much as you like.<br><br><br><br>
Also, there are lots of vegetables that should not be stored in the fridge. The only ones that really require refrigeration are lettuces, bean sprouts, and similar. Carrots, potatoes, onions, leeks, bananas, apples, oranges and loads more should not be stored in the fridge. As long as you have a cool space, like a pantry, most fresh veggies can be stored outside of the fridge.<br><br><br><br>
And ideally, you should be buying fresh veggies daily or a few times a week and eat them fresh as opposed to buying loads once a week or so and watching them wilt before you eat them (if possible).
 

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That's true. I guess I wouldn't necessarily want an entire refrigerator full of veggies. I just seem to have to cram them into those little drawers. I don't know why I thought it made a big difference. Thanks.
 

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These are "drawer refrigerators" They are under counter. They are really expensive. I think you can get a small 1/2 size refrigerator (counter heigth) and build it under your counter and then if you still want a full size fridge put it in the laundry room or somewhere else.<br><br><br><br><a href="http://www.subzero.com/subzero/description.asp?id=700BC" target="_blank">http://www.subzero.com/subzero/description.asp?id=700BC</a>
 

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We take opened paper grocery bags and roll the sides down halfway, then put them 3 wide in the fridge shelf above the drawers. Sam Adams and Sierra Nevada half-case boxes work well too. Taking out a one of the upper shelves makes it easier to get into the bags/boxes.
 

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Veggie crisper drawers don't really do anything except keep your veggies seperate from the rest of the food in your fridge. You can pile up your veggies on fridge shelves as much as you like.<br><br><br><br>
Also, there are lots of vegetables that should not be stored in the fridge. The only ones that really require refrigeration are lettuces, bean sprouts, and similar. Carrots, potatoes, onions, leeks, bananas, apples, oranges and loads more should not be stored in the fridge. As long as you have a cool space, like a pantry, most fresh veggies can be stored outside of the fridge.<br><br><br><br>
And ideally, you should be buying fresh veggies daily or a few times a week and eat them fresh as opposed to buying loads once a week or so and watching them wilt before you eat them (if possible).</div>
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That's so funny that you brought this up!! I was just talking with my hubby about how cool it would be to have a more "vegetarian" friendly refrigerator!<br><br><br><br>
Someone else mentioned that all the drawers are used for are just to seperate the veggies/fruit from the rest of the food? I'm not sure I agree with this. I know with *my* fridge my drawers have a humidity control that you can set for the two veggie/fruit drawers. I know for a fact that my lettuce stays fresher storing it in the veggie drawers as opposed to the shelves in the fridge.<br><br><br><br>
But I think it would be cool to have some type of fridge that have extra wide drawers and maybe only two shelves for drinks, water, etc. Maybe a bit more room in the door too for all of the other stuff, salsa, ketchup, mustard, olives, etc.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/yes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":yes:"><br><br><br><br>
I really like that new one they keep showing in the birthday cake commercial, the one where the lady keeps carrying the birthday cake around all day because she doesn't have anywhere to put it, until she walks in and sees the lady open up the top of her fridge. I also like it 'cause of the freezer on the bottom. Now that's a cool fridge!!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rolleyes:"><br><br><br><br>
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We bought a small fridge for the basement to keep fruits/veggies in. I threw in a couple of those "eggs" that keep things fresher longer. In the colder months we keep a veggie-table in the garage since that is like a huge fridge that uses no energy.
 

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Most veggies and fruits don't need fridgeration ,but what fridging veggies and fruits does s slow down the wilting/rottening. so if you don't want something to become overripe or ripe at all fora while the fridge slows it down. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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My refrigerator has three crisper drawers. One for vegetables, one that can be either for meat or for vegetables, depending on how you configure it, and one that is a called a utility drawer, but works fine for all vegetables except for leafy greens. It's a Whirlpool Conquest Stainless side by side. It was very expensive. My mom bought me mine as a housewarming gift. I love it.
 

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This Danby Classic 4.4 Mini Fridge is another fantastic product that has made its home on this list. It's probably one of the best refrigerators under 500 dollars that you could buy. Its form factor can be deemed a stand-alone appliance since it doesn't need a stabilizer.
 
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