- Step 1: Shrink food items Buy small water bottles and soda cans and repackage other items in resealable bags.
- TIP: Limit the number of warm bottles or cans you place in the fridge at one time -- too many can overwork the motor.
- Step 2: Remove shelves Remove shelves to gain a few extra inches for larger items, or stack smaller items to maximize space.
- Step 3: Stay clear of frozen foods Stay clear of frozen foods. Mini fridges don't stay cold enough and frozen foods may melt.
- Step 4: Stock up on fruits and vegetables Stock up on the fruits and vegetables. They can be eaten raw and don't easily spoil if the temperature should rise.
- TIP: Avoid buying things that need a lot of preparation or cooking.
- Step 5: Limit condiments Limit the number of condiments you have and only stock what you plan on using.
- FACT: Before electric refrigerators, iceboxes required huge blocks of ice to be delivered daily in order to keep food cold.
You Will Need
- Resealable plastic bags
- Small bottles and cans
- Fruits and vegetables
- Condiment limitations