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Surviving a kitchen renovation


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Surviving a kitchen renovation

katebauer | Apr 15, 2007 08:46 AM

In just a few hours we'll begin ripping out our cabinets to begin a renovation project that our contractor estimates will last 3 months. We'll have a microwave, coffeemaker, a sink, and a stove for at least a little while. We'll have extremely limited counter space though and I'd like to produce as few dirty dishes as possible.

I know we'll be eating out a lot, but I'd also like to not gain 10 pounds over the next 3 months because of tasty restaurant food. We've talked about grabbing stuff from grocery store delis and yesterday I stocked on up Trader Joe's foods that are microwave friendly.

Any specific recommendations for healthy microwave cooking? Any fantastic frozen foods out there or ideas for meals that don't require cooking or lots of mess? Any other ideas for not going crazy due to not having a kitchen for 3 months?

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