Tips for Traveling with Food This Holiday Season

Traveling with Food

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are already upon us. That likely means you will be traveling to family and friends this November and December with a turkey or your favorite sides or dessert in your vehicle. But how can you do so safely and without compromising the food quality? Here are our top tips for traveling with food:

  • Get a tote: A tote is the easiest way to transport heavy casserole dishes without dropping them. You can purchase these online or in stores. If you’d rather go homemade, use a laundry basket to transport your dish, filling all the empty space with towels. Towels are also helpful with our next tips, which is…
  • Maintain the temperature: If you have hot food, it is important to keep it hot during your drive. Wrapping them in towels is a good way to keep them warm, but you can also purchase insulating bags in stores and online. If you have a dessert that is best kept cold, don’t risk unregulated temperatures. Store it in a cooler during the drive.
  • Don’t forget the utensils: You will be serving your dish outside of your home, so never assume the host will have the proper (or enough) serving utensils. Lend a hand by bringing your own.

Come see us at Chip Wynn Motors if you need a new car to drive your potluck dishes to the party.

 

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