Sugar, acid and salt
Products with a lot of sugar (such as jam or honey), acid (such as vinegar or products containing vinegar) or salt (such as soy sauce) can be stored at room temperature because of the large amounts of sugar, salt or acid.
This also includes sriracha, hoisin and barbecue sauce. Note: if you buy a variant with less salt (such as soy sauce with a lower salt percentage) or less sugar, play it safe and keep it in the fridge.
Fish sauce, miso paste, tamari, sriracha are fermented products. That means you can also store them at room temperature, even up to a year after opening.
Do you just buy your nut butters at the supermarket? Check the ingredients list just to be sure. If preservatives or enough salt or sugar have been added, you can store the nut butters outside the refrigerator. However, do you make the pasta yourself, or do you buy it fresh? Then the refrigerator is the best option.
Also with salad dressings it is a matter of looking closely at the ingredients. Does the dressing contain dairy, eggs or fresh ingredients (such as fresh herbs)? Then the refrigerator is the right place.
If not (and that is often the case with dressings based on balsamic vinegar and olive oil): room temperature it is.
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