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Old 06-11-2015, 03:18 PM   #11
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We've stocked our 5er similar to our kitchen at home - only scaled down. That way we can buy groceries and prepare food according to our stream of consciousness. For example, we have baking/casserole dishes and baking sheets - just not as many as at home. Collapsible storage/mixing containers are nice. Also don't forget measuring cups. We have a single serve Keurig coffee maker - the kind you have to pour water in for each cup. We like this one because it doesn't hold water in a reservoir. Also, X2 in the toaster oven instead of a toaster. We also get a lot of use from our small propane grill (with griddle). Also, if you are comfortable using one, get a camp stove; they are great for frying things outside so you don't stink up your RV. We fried the most delicious onion rings over Memorial Day weekend - something we would have never done inside.

We lined all our drawers and shelves with a cushiony/slightly tacky liner from Lowes and have found that stuff in the cabinets/drawers doesn't move around much during transit.
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Old 06-11-2015, 03:31 PM   #12
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Couldn"t make it without electric ice cream churn.
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Old 06-11-2015, 03:53 PM   #13
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DW doesn't like to cook with gas so electric skillet and hot plate are important to her. Crock pot is a great tool for camping since you can let a meal cook all day while you are having fun. Or even if you are just lying in the shade.

Toaster oven is great. We have a convection unit that can do biscuits and cookies and even small personal pizzas (we don't have a convection microwave).

While it's not a "must have", we love our portable ice maker.

One of my favorite contraptions is my 12V cooler that keeps my beer and soft drinks cold.

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Old 06-11-2015, 04:49 PM   #14
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thank you all for these great suggestions. Might have to convince the DW on the ice machine though.



You have all given us lots of ideas. We thank you all very much.
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:05 PM   #15
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What is the best toaster oven? And where do you put it? Do they put out a lot of heat?
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:20 PM   #16
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X2 on the toaster oven. We like our English Muffins in the AM. Plug it in inside/outside depending where we're eating.
For coffee, I have one of those blue speckled pots and usually make it outside on a Coleman stove. No bail or filter, use the add a cup of cold water to settle grounds method. 3 grown kids and when they visit they all want campers' coffee.
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:20 PM   #17
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We have:

Electric skillet
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Crock pot - one large one mini
Coffee maker
Waffle iron - two
Ice cream maker
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:33 PM   #18
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We're adding the ice cream maker to our basic load! I may have to consider crockpot as well.
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:00 PM   #19
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We really like our induction hot plate. Quick, easy to use and very effective inside or out. Just need to make sure you have ferrous pots and pans that work with it.
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:02 PM   #20
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cooking plate

Use a NU-Wave, induction cooker. and green ware for cooking in on the cooker.
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