Sometimes travel and trying new foods go hand in hand. My family traveled with my husband for years, so dining out frequently really hit our budget hard. Not to mention, my husband longed for home-cooked meals on the road. This series Cooking in a Hotel Room was written to share some of the meals that my family has eaten on the road over the years, with a few tips to get you started.
Getting Started with a Portable Kitchen
Cooking in a hotel room isn’t as difficult as it sounds. I’ve made home-cooked meals for my family in a variety of hotel rooms, some with a full kitchenette, some with a microwave and refrigerator and other times in a standard hotel room. Creating a Portable Kitchen is essential to ensuring that you have what you need to prepare quick and easy meals on the road.
I offer quick and easy tips like How to Pack Spices for a Portable Kitchen.
Recipes that can Easily be Created in a Hotel Room
I bet you never thought you could make food this good in a hotel room, did you?
Pack an electric griddle and a few basic kitchen supplies and you can easily create these Blueberry Sausage Pancakes with Butter Pecan Syrup, so filling and delicious that they make a great anytime meal, not just for breakfast.
These Quick and Easy Beef and Bean Burritos are great when your hotel room has a kitchenette, but can also be prepared with a bit more time with a hot plate or crockpot! You can spend the day sightseeing, head back to your hotel and eat in as little as 20 minutes! Pair this recipe with tortilla chips and salsa, an easy salad or serve as is for a yummy meal.
Forget the unappealing snacks and cold sandwiches, pack your griddle and munch on these Delicious Corned Beef Reubens.
Low-Budget Meal Ideas
There have been times we’ve traveled with very little money, Meal Planning and Preparation in Hotel Rooms offers some easy low-budget ideas to help you stretch those dollars, or pennies, whatever the case may be.
Products I Recommend
I included several pieces from the Squish product line in my portable kitchen . Here’s my review of these fun and functional products.
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I hope this page has given you some great ideas of meals that you can make while traveling with your family. Stop back because I’ll add to this page as my family travels and discovers more tasty meals that can easily be made from a hotel room.
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