Why outside RV kitchens are a stupid idea

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in March, 2010 The new big thing in RVs is an outdoor kitchen. That’s what the Edmonton Journal reported after visiting an RV show where several were displayed. “Just open a panel and there’s a sink, refrigerator, cooktop or grill, cabinets, and maybe a TV to keep you entertained while you make a... Read More

Keeping spare light blubs is a great idea

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician These days many new RVs are coming equipped with all LED lighting, which is great. LEDs last a long time and are very energy efficient. The rest of us still have good old-fashioned light bulbs that burn out. Keeping a selection of light bulbs in your rig’s tool box is a great idea. This... Read More

Losing (RV) weight begins in the galley

By RVtravel.com staff There is a direct connection between reducing the weight inside your RV and increasing the mileage for every gallon of expensive gas you purchase. Gas may be “cheap” now — but hang on, it can change overnight. Storage space is limited but you can make the best use of the space you have by thinking outside the... Read More

Freezing foods for easy fixin’ – Part 2

Editor’s note: Adding to Ralph Graner’s ideas for freezing foods for easy fixin’, here’s a little extra freezin’ foods wisdom from Alice Henneman, MS, RD, Extension Educator and Dietitian with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County, and Joyce Jensen, Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. STEP 1. Cool foods “slightly” at room temperature before refrigeration.... Read More