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  1. themogs

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    :thumb:Hi
    We have a small freezer box in our M/H, enough for 4 or 5 home cooked meals (curries, risotto's and so on). We nuke these in the popty-ping and hey presto....stuffed for the night.
    Going away for 5 weeks shortly...not enough room in small freezer !!!
    Wondered about buying a plug in portable freezer/ice box ?? to further our supply of home-cooked ready meals.
    Anybody got any thoughts or ideas...????????
     
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    A plug in 12 volt "fridge" is not good enough to keep things frozen for long. They will defrost in a couple of days. Used one for years with the caravan but only for cooling beers, tonic, lemonade etc. so that the fridge was available for food only.
     
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    Yeah, how about cooking fresh food, don't be so lazy :Rofl1:
     
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    We have an Electrolux 3 way in the garage which when I leave home is turned up full and keeps meat frozen until I have room to put beer in it. I then turn it down and use it as a beer fridge. Bought from ebay second hand for £60. Works perfect as long as you remember to switch it over from 12 volt when parked up for any length of time. If I leave it on 12 volt whilst on hookup it just keeps freezing as the thermostat does not work on 12 volt, so have put a mains socket in the garage to plug it into.
     
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    Chocksaway, you're missing the point...SWMBO has already made the food fresh in her own kitchen from fresh ingredients !!!!!
    We're looking for ways to carry this freshly made food with us !!!
    :Doh::Angry::Doh::Angry::Doh::Angry:
    We're NOT lazy :Angry:; just seeking some sound advice.
    PS No oven in van :Angry:
     
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    Well, ok, I was a little harsh. Still, why don't you save the stuff already cooked for home use.

    We won't have an oven, but we will have a Cobb Cooker :thumb:

    All meant in best possible taste :BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Andrew-James-including-extender-replaceable/dp/B004DR1X0M/ref=pd_sim_kh_13"]Andrew James 7 Litre Premium Halogen Oven including extender ring (up to 10 litres), baking and steamer trays, lid holder + 128 recipe book + an extra easily spare replaceable bulb + 2 Year Warranty: Amazon.co.uk: Kitchen & Home[/ame]
     
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