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Linda Caffee
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Linda.caffee - 1/6/2014 6:44:43 AM
   
Cooking in the truck
One of my goals this year is to cook more in the truck. We often are sitting on the weekends and this is a perfect time to cook meals for the next week.

This past weekend I made three meals:

Stuffed Bell Peppers
Twice Baked potatoes with Asparagus and Ham
Avocado & Tomato Salad

All of these meals were made using the microwave and my rice cooker and took very little time to prepare.


Craig McCue
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sasquatch - 1/6/2014 2:09:17 PM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
I'm very impressed Linda. You and Bob have a beautiful truck that is equipped very well, but you certainly don't have a gourmet kitchen. It amazes me what you accomplish with your "kitchen".
Business owner and part-time operator of a seasonal business.

Linda Caffee
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Linda.caffee - 1/6/2014 3:20:27 PM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
What I have found sasquatch is that if there is a will there is a way. When Bob and I first got married we did not have a stove. For wedding presents I received two electric skillets and I cooked in them all of the time. When I needed to broil something I set my food in one skillet and laid the other upside down and used it as a broiler. I could do anything in those skillets!

Thank you for you kinds words though about my gourmet cooking my mom is probably laughing as she never could get me to cook anything.

Craig McCue
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sasquatch - 1/13/2014 7:03:18 PM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
In all of your "spare time" you could put together how-to videos and compete with or be a contributing video blogger for Overdriveonline.com/Cooking.
Business owner and part-time operator of a seasonal business.

Linda Caffee
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Linda.caffee - 1/14/2014 4:02:27 PM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
My gosh Sasquatch that is something to think about... My a video blogger on cooking. I am not a neat cook and sometimes the truck is a wreck by the time I get done cooking and then I have to clean up that mess. In my spare time I am going to have to give this some thought. Interesting really

Tom Kyrk
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tomthetruckerman - 4/6/2014 11:32:18 AM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
Linda glad to see you started the videos. I agree with you cooking on the truck even if you have an OEM sleeper like me can be a great way to eat healthier, make it easier to loose weight, and in my case relax. Finds making a nice meal is soothing.

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Pittiemama27 - 4/30/2015 4:43:59 PM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
i would love to be able to cook in my truck.

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blambert - 1/22/2016 4:39:44 PM
   
RE:Cooking in the truck
Cooking in the truck really is, as Linda said, where there is a will, there is a way. I carry two butane stoves, and a camp chef oven. I am blessed to have afridge and large inverter in my truck. So I also have a mini electric skillet, a 110 version, not the little 12 volt.

Take favorite recipes first, because you are most familiar with those, and then eventually you will find yourself experimenting. On weekends, when I have slowed down, I put the campchef out on the catwalk, and bake and cook for several hours, then I have homemade MRE's in the fridge. Makes it easier to get a healthy meal in me when I am at the end of a long day. I usually make cinammon rolls, or monkey bread on Sundays while I wait for church services to begin. I have been looking for a solo size crockpot. I keep smaller appliances since I am solo on my truck.

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