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To keep stuff cold, get a Polar Bear.
To keep stuff hot, get a Hotlogic.



1. Some of our POM meals in HI were fantastic. And some that were great in the past were inedible. And some of are meals were wrong.
2. 48 pack cooler should fit 20-24 POM size meals. If they're frozen for a few days they'll stay frozen in the cooler for days with no ice needed.
3. Fill the Polar Bear with hot water in a tub and let it sit for a few minutes to expand it so it can fit more meals.

Food/ cooking utensils which are easy to bring while traveling
Beef Jerky/Dried Salami (Easy to make a sandwich. Can add mayo packet)
Wraps, good to use as bread, stays a long time.
Foreman.
Sandwich maker. Bring bread and cheese.
Ramen noodle soups, try with cold water, it isn't bad.
Or ask a coffee shop for free hot water.
Oatmeal Packets (just add hot water and itís a filling meal)
Tuna Packets
Buy eggs and hard boil inside hot water thing

Foods which are easily found in obscure places in the USA
Bread: Thomas bagels, Sara lee bagels.
Lox, can be found in most groceries.
Sabra humus products.
tuna fish, sardines, etc.
peanut butter, jelly.
cereals. milk, if you drink cholov stam.
Fresh and frozen fish. Try cooking salmon on a foreman with a bit of spices. (Tip the Foreman back a little to keep the juice in for better taste.)

Foods which are easily found all over the world
Fresh fish.
Perhaps american canned tuna.
Fresh fruits and vegetables (in IL there is a problem of terumes and meisres)

Seasons Kosher Meals
Seasons supermarket now advertises that they offer travel meals, similar to Pomegranate

Pomegranate M2G
https://www.thepompeopleonline.com/categories/97309/products

From Dan's Banfff TR
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/33245
Something Fishy - http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=46759.msg968426#msg968426
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Boneless spare ribs with wild mushroom rice and popcorn cauliflower.  The ribs were moist and delicious, Iíd order them anytime in a restaurant.  The popcorn cauliflower was fantastic as well.

Sesame chicken, Chicken Tortellini with pesto sauce, and Balsamic Baby Portabella Mushrooms.  The Sesame chicken was good though it could have used more sauce.  The mushrooms were great and the chicken tortellini was very good as well.

Eggplant Rollatini.  This stuff is unbelievable.  Eggplant loaded with ricotta, tomato sauce, and cheese. Itís probably the best eggplant dish Iíve had in my life.  An absolute must try.

Eggplant Parmesan was the absolute best Eggplent Parmesan Iíve had in my life as well. Itís such a pleasure to eat so well while traveling.

Penne a la Vodka was good, though overshadowed by our massive portions of out of this world Eggplant dishes.

Honey Mustard Corned Beef.  This was a truly awesome mouth-watering dish.  Thick juicy slices of tangy corned beef, itís a real treat.

Glazed dark meat chicken stuffed with pastrami was awesome.  The couscous and green beans were good as well.

I wasnít such a fan of the Sino steak as it was a bit tough.

Fettuccine Alfredo was creamy and fantastic.

Baked Ziti was delicious as well.

Lasagna was good, but not quite up to par as some of the other dairy meals.

Absolutely perfect Chicken Marsala though I wasnít such a fan of the Shlishkes. The grilled Portabella Mushrooms were very good.

Hot pastrami was very good, but just canít compete with the honey mustard corned beef.  The Garlic mashed potatoes were phenomenal!

Ancho Marinated Hanger Steak had a fantastic flavor though it got a bit dried out unfortunately.  The grilled vegetables were very good.

The Mac and Cheese was very good, though obviously not as good as when the hotel heats it up for you.

Spicy Southern Fried Chicken Nuggets are outstanding.  The seasonings are just amazing.  The only thing Iíd like with it is a dipping sauce so it was perfect that we also had the meatballs below!

Meatballs were very good in a tasty sauce.

Mini stuffed cabbage were excellent as were the roasted potatoes and garlic string beans.

But this was what really blew me away.  The Delmonico steak in a red wine reduction was far superior to the steak that youíll receive in your local steakhouse.  And when a store figures out how to make a frozen steak that is reheated taste better than what most steakhouses serve Iím left completely speechless.  Plus itís packed with 2 of my favorite sides-the garlic mashed potatoes and popcorn cauliflower.

From various DDFrs -
 Honey mustard corned beef and the spare ribs were delicious.
The garlic green beans were a great side dish.
The cheese blintzes were fantastic
Sesame chicken, Chicken Tortellini

From SF Maui TR http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=46759.msg968426#msg968426
Every single dish, whether a fancy rib steak or simple tzimmes, was absolutely delectable. The General Tso's was saucy, spicy, and delicious

@Yehuda - August 2015:
Great - BBQ chicken nuggets, Baked breaded chicken cutlet, Buffalo chicken wings, Cheese blintzes, Penne ala vodka, Popcorn cauliflower, Roasted potatoes were great.
Okay - Ribs too fatty for me, Fire Poppers Chicken Nuggets too spicy for me, Garlic broccoli, Mashed potatoes
Bad - Roasted asparagus (was white asparagus)

http://yeahthatskosher.com/2014/01/kosher-travel-meals-a-complete-guide-of-options/


https://www.koshwhere.com/en/
Here's how it works:
Use the search bar and fill your destination address (hotel/airport/home/office,etc) , date range and how many guests will eat. View the caterer's kosher certification, select your favorite kosher meals from the caterer's menu for the days you need, choose your delivery preference and make an order
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1840 on: March 02, 2023, 10:12:35 AM »
Yup. Took away cottage cheese this morning...

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1841 on: March 02, 2023, 06:11:45 PM »
very inconsistent. With yogurt too. Seems they decide in the fly. Also had an ice pack that they said was fine.
You can bring through anything frozen. So I usually freeze all my food (includin yogurt) and fill my Polar Bear backpack with frozen water bottles and food and never had a real issue. I've been stopped, but as soon as I explain it's frozen they've always let it through. There was 1 time I tried bringing through a partially frozen yogurt. When they told me it defrausted too much, I told them to throw it out. They felt really bad and tried to convince me to eat it and go through security again 😂.

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1842 on: March 02, 2023, 06:29:18 PM »
You can bring through anything frozen. So I usually freeze all my food (includin yogurt) and fill my Polar Bear backpack with frozen water bottles and food and never had a real issue. I've been stopped, but as soon as I explain it's frozen they've always let it through. There was 1 time I tried bringing through a partially frozen yogurt. When they told me it defrausted too much, I told them to throw it out. They felt really bad and tried to convince me to eat it and go through security again 😂.
https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/items/ice
I bring frozen liquids (milk, coffee, yogurt) almost every time I travel

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1843 on: March 05, 2023, 07:30:18 PM »
Whats you opinion of this site?
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1844 on: March 05, 2023, 07:45:33 PM »
Whats you opinion of this site?
https://vakazi.com/
cool concept but seriously flawed.
Boston for example: lists minyanim that are only a weekday mincha minyan or non existent.
Doesn't differentiate between milk street cafe, jp licks and hot Nosh vending machine at Fenway

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1845 on: March 14, 2023, 11:56:39 AM »
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$20.97 for the regular size, $29.97 for the max size.

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
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Lol Shutterfly 2.0, on sale more often than not.

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
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Lol Shutterfly 2.0, on sale more often than not.

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1849 on: April 25, 2023, 12:23:06 AM »
i think Breadberry is the new way to go (izzys great too)
Any update on this? Will they still make travel meals?
Or where is the place to go these days?
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1850 on: April 25, 2023, 12:27:55 AM »
Any update on this? Will they still make travel meals?
Or where is the place to go these days?
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1851 on: April 25, 2023, 12:54:12 PM »
Any update on this? Will they still make travel meals?
Or where is the place to go these days?
no idea I've been making my own travel meals
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1852 on: April 25, 2023, 12:56:12 PM »
no idea I've been making my own travel meals
Details?
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1854 on: April 25, 2023, 01:56:54 PM »
Details?
Choose what ill want to eat, meats I just sear them and then I finish cooking them when I arrive, I cook all mains and sides vacuum pack them and pack 2 sides with a protein. I reheat them with hot logic or oven. IMO they take up way lest space then having everything in containers and they very easy to reheat. Ill also like partially vacuum pack bread and if u can reheat them to toast or to soften them up.
I also started using the cooked rice packets that u just warm up or throw into a stew (which I make a lot of as well just note if u will want to vacuum pack them u will need a "chamber vacuum" machine.)
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1855 on: April 25, 2023, 01:59:08 PM »
I never really loved the store bought and they are very very expensive I get way way higher quality food doing it myself and it really doesn't take me that long specially if u have a good sealer.
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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1856 on: May 08, 2023, 10:55:24 AM »
Is there any company or Chabad that would ship a few prepared frozen meals to Nova Scotia?

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1858 on: May 16, 2023, 12:05:07 AM »
Who makes best frozen to take using a hot logic?
Also wat type of food can I put in for overnight shabbos day.

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Re: What Do You Do For Kosher Food While Traveling?
« Reply #1859 on: May 16, 2023, 10:43:14 AM »
Who makes best frozen to take using a hot logic?
Also wat type of food can I put in for overnight shabbos day.
POM is not what it used to be, but I haven't found anything better other than ordering from restaurants and packaging my own meals in a foil pan.
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