Cooking On The Road.

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Bryan Q.'s Comment
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So my parents got me a crockpot so I can take to cook while I’m on the road. And I love it. How do you guys go about cooking on the road ?

Brett Aquila's Comment
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I know there's a bunch of people here who do quite a bit of cooking on the road. They'll respond to this in a little bit I'm sure. It's Christmas, so everyone is a bit tied up right now.

Here are some conversations we've had in the past to get you started. Some great stuff here:

Conversations Tagged 'Eating On The Road'

Matt H.'s Comment
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I have a little 12v frying pan that I use to heat up stews or soup and make hot sandwiches. Big cooler that'll hold a case of water. I usually buy sliced turkey for sandwiches, canned stuff, tuna. I try not to buy much junk food. It's pretty easy to avoid eating junk food when you don't have any. I haven't had any real need for a microwave or any other fancier ways to make things. It's just me here. If I wasn't traveling alone I might put more effort into actually making more interesting stuff. I do enjoy BBQ. So any BBQ with truck parking I'll usually give it a shot.


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Robert J.'s Comment
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This is something I've thought of as well. I've read about and seen in real life obvious cases of truckers who get no exercise at all and just eat nothing but garbage at truck stops.

It's borderline suicidal as they are setting themselves up for heart attacks, diabetes, and an early death. I can't imagine being so incredibly dumb, careless, and disrespectful of one's body.

That said, I've found 12 volt mini-ovens on the Internet that heat up to 300 degrees or so. You can cook a chicken breast in one of those. There are also plenty of 12 volt rice cookers and microwaves that you can use to cook your food. To store your food, there are 12 volt mini-refrigerators/freezers.

It can be done. Wal-Mart is great for resupplying your meats and veggies, as well as paper plates and utensils.


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Tracy H.'s Comment
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I used the 12v luchbox oven to bake these chicken thighs (in oven bags) & bake the potatoes for mashed potatoes - BTW this was my Thanksgiving meal on the road...


JuiceBox's Comment
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Do you have an inverter? If so I have seen and tasted multiple different tasty meals. Crockpot, rice cooker, and or hot plate with a skillet makes for anything you can cook at home, you can cook on the road. Might not taste as good as your old lady's cooking but she will appreciate your physique on home time lol.

PJ's Comment
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I have an invertor so I have a microwave and Keurig coffee pot. I have a small sandwich machine that I love. Small cooler keeps stuff cold enough. I can make most things I like to eat in the microwave and it's so much faster than the 12v stuff I have tried.


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