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Old 03-06-2021, 02:10 PM   #101
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My wife told me today that she read an article online stating that you should avoid cooking inside of your TT if you have an outdoor kitchen set up. This is due to the odors that stick to fabrics inside of the TT. Any experienced members care to chime in?
The fear is a bit overblown. Yes some things like onions and garlic will certainly cast off their scent, but you can use the stove vent and also the overhead vent to exhaust those cooking smells. (And you need to exhaust when cooking with propane anyway.)
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Old 03-06-2021, 02:17 PM   #102
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When cooking inside nice accessories to have are these:



$5 for the pair at Walmart.

Use them whenever cooking anything that can splatter. Only thing coming through them is steam and aroma. Both can be exhausted with the hood fan.

As said by others, open windows and other exhaust fans clear out any obnoxious smells quickly before they permeate the soft surfaces.


Just a thought. I wonder how much those who refuse to cook inside their RV's could have saved if the stove, hood, microwave, were removed???
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Old 03-08-2021, 10:32 AM   #103
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When camping, and we always boondock, we do as much cooking outside on our grill or over a fire. However we still do lots of cooking inside. Residual odor inside the TT has never been a problem.
Your post is what I would have written pretty much verbatim. Our last camper was a used toy hauler 5th wheel. Didn't notice any lingering food smells when we bought it in "15" it was a w 2011 model then when we sold it last year, I still didn't notice any good smells and I have a pretty good sense of smell.
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