On Food Storage Ideas For When You Go Solo

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40 Days's Comment
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I use 6 packs of v8 for veggies. Trail mix for fruit. Tuna packs, cheese and lunch meat for protein. Carbs don't exist if they aren't candy. Water, tea, and those black uptime drinks. Not quite Leonidas like Realdiehl more like PackRat. If I had a whole fridge to myself I would have warm drinks cause it would be full of lunchables. Kinda still eat like a kid according to my trainers.

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Susan D. 's Comment
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My truck is set up like that too.. I really wish the fridge was mounted higher. I have the appliances to cook with stored in my truck, but with the setup in this truck, I've honestly not truly cooked the first meal and I've been in it almost a year now. I have nowhere to sit the appliances and reach the very limited outlets. My satellite receiver is sitting on top of the fridge/junk drawer. My old truck had a nice shelf on the drivers side with an outlet that could easily hold my aroma cooker, contact grill, or whatever.

There's a pullout shelf/table under the closet on the drivers side, but its slick finish is not appropriate/safe to use for appliances and has no outlet on that side.

I do use my microwave on occasion to heat things. This truck layout just makes me sad. I love to cook and used to cook almost all my meals from scratch in my old truck.

PackRat's Comment
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Here’s a couple of my large fridge with the microwave strapped down on the top. I had to remove the standup cabinet to put the fridge there. It is right up to the edge of the bunk on the left side, and within three inches of the driver’s seat when it’s all the way back. The rear of the fridge ends up being about one foot off the wall due to the curvature of the cab.

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Spaceman Spiff's Comment
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Susan you have the sat tv too. I forgot that I'm adding a small TV soon as well, going to have to get creative.

Ralph D.'s Comment
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Packrat,

Unrelated to food, but I have a Danby dehumidifier that I bought reconditioned off Amazon around 2013 and its still running strong! Use it daily in the bathroom when showering as there is no exhaust fan. I hope in the last few years the quality has not gone down hill because I would definitely buy again!

PackRat's Comment
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Excellent Ralph!

I've had this fridge for about six weeks. No complaints except when I switched trucks last week.

Grit's Comment
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Hello all, Many of us use these on the railroad. Just put container of food in, plug it in and let it go for hours. Will reheat food, cook frozen meals, and cook meat from raw to ready to eat. Just an idea that doesn't take up much space. https://myhotlogic.com/hot-logic-mini/

Spaceman Spiff's Comment
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Hello all, Many of us use these on the railroad. Just put container of food in, plug it in and let it go for hours. Will reheat food, cook frozen meals, and cook meat from raw to ready to eat. Just an idea that doesn't take up much space. https://myhotlogic.com/hot-logic-mini/

Thanks Grit, that looks really cool, may have to send for one.

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