Help! I'm Without a a Fridge for 2 Weeks. What Can I Eat?

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Q: My refrigerator is dying. Right now it's only a step up from a cooler; ice won't freeze and items are only cooled slightly. We rent so we have to wait for the replacement, which might take up to two more weeks!

Any ideas for food besides endless salads and pasta?

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Editor: Sarasvati, take some tips from the recent thread on preparing for a hurricane — there are some good meal ideas there!

Readers, what advice would you offer?


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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.