Meal Preparation and
This page focuses on the mechanics of meal preparation, while our food and recipes page focuses on the actual food being prepared, cooked and eaten.
Food preparation is not done quite as easily in a truck as in a camper (unless you happen to have a custom tractor with a refrigerator, oven/stove and sink), because you will have to provide and pack all the tools you need.
Over time, we'll be providing more detail on such things as:
We also cover:
Some cooking equipment will require power from an inverter either plugged into a 12-volt cigarette lighter or connected directly to the battery.
This is one of those items we have on our packing list page.
We'll also refute excuses for eating meals out of the truck.
Yes, you, too, can be fixing meals in your truck, saving money and eating healthfully!
Money saving tip: Consider the average price of a meal out compared to what you would spend if you fixed a comparable meal in your truck.
In terms of money:
What if you could "pay yourself" for the meal preparation and clean-up instead of paying someone else for the cost of a meal and tip? Why not prove it to yourself by keeping records?
Do you have a great idea about meal preparation which truck drivers can use in their trucks to save money? Share it!
Click below to see meal preparation ideas from other visitors to this page...
Rice cookers are similar to a hot pot. Most now come with a steaming basket included. I use one daily to make rice and steam chicken and veges in the …
Tips for Food Storage and Preservation for Truck Drivers Not rated yet
For truck drivers, eating on the road can sometimes be expensive and unhealthy. A great way to save money and stay healthy is to cook meals in your truck. …
45L coolerbox Not rated yet
I have a 45L coolerbox and the hinge broke actually both I am now looking to purchase the hinges but cannot find it anywhere. Do you perhaps know where …
Cooler hinge from neoprene rubber Not rated yet
Coleman Xtreme cooler hinge solution. I read your site and remembered some rubber I had laying around. I mounted a 3" x3" piece of 1/4" neoprene rubber …
Cooking with Aluminum is bad Not rated yet
Please be aware that aluminum leaches into your food and is VERY unhealthy over time. Use cooking materials that are made of stainless steel instead. …
Recommended Trucker Accessories
We've updated our
© 2009-2017. All Rights Reserved. NKBJ InfoNet, LLC
All information on this site is intended for informational and educational purposes.
It neither substitutes for professional advice nor negates user responsibility to do due diligence.