Will placing hot food (directly off the stove) into the refrigerator, spoil the food faster than food that is already at room temperature?

No, it is better to refrigerate food sooner than later. Follow the two-hour rule: Chill leftovers within two hours, preferably ..More??

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Wednesday, February 01 2012
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