Purchasing motor homes for sale from your Maryland RV dealer can give you many challenges. You want to choose the right RV that will get you to your destination safely while giving you all the comforts on your camping adventure. Yet you never expected that creating meals would be so different from when you are at home. With limited storage and refrigeration space (for some RV models), you need to carefully plan out what you are going to cook so you aren’t constantly running out to get grocery stores while going on your trip.
Meal Planning For The RV
Planning out your meals on the calendar allows you to gather the items you need while also stopping the kids from asking those three dreaded words, “What’s for dinner?” Take a moment to write down what you will have for breakfast, lunch and dinner for the month. You don’t have to choose complicated meals or meals strictly to be cooked out on the grill. Take advantage of crock pot recipes and one-meal oven recipes that may take several hours to cook so you can enjoy yourself out in the great outdoors. When you come back to the RV, the meal will be ready.
Once you decide on the meals, write out a list of all the ingredients you will need for those meals and what type of cooking instruments you require. Check out the cupboards and pantry in your home for those items you already have so you aren’t buying too much of the same product. Then head out to the grocery store for the items you don’t have. Don’t forget to buy seasonings and sauces for the trip.
Group certain meal ingredients together to make cooking easier as it cuts down on the amount of time you have to spend in the kitchen. This also allows you to keep track of your inventory so that you can plan grocery trips when you see that you are running low on an item.
Meal planning can be very versatile depending on your particular tastes. If you don’t mind eating leftovers, you can plan big meals that you can combine with other dishes throughout the week. If you can’t stand eating the same meal every day, look for recipes that allow you to use the same ingredients in a new and exciting way. You can enjoy a different meal but will save up on your RV’s refrigerator, freezer and pantry space.
Meal planning for the open road doesn’t have to be a hassle. In fact, it can be a very enjoyable experience as you can create new and flavorful dishes everyone will enjoy.
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