* Cooking while camping requires careful planning and forethought
* These 4 kitchen tools allow you to cook over a campfire with ease
* Items include utensil sets, grills and Dutch oven tripods
As the weather improves, it’s time to start thinking about enjoying the great outdoors. One of the best ways to do so is to go camping in the company of friends and family. Nothing can compare to sleeping under the stars, hiking all day in the fresh air and cooking over a campfire.
All of that might sound idyllic, but reality is often a little different. Camping is a lot of work and cooking outside requires a lot of forethought. Of course, a few hacks can make preparing a delicious meal quite a bit simpler.
Before your departure, be sure to plan a comprehensive menu and prep your food. Then, ensure you have the proper equipment to actually cook your meals. That’s where this list comes in. These four hacky cooking gadgets are actually designed for camping trips. Get one or all of them and become known as the campfire masterchef on your next outing.
1. Texsport Over Fire Camp Grill
If you’ve ever been to a state park or national campground, you’ll know the firepits and the included grills are often derelict. You wouldn’t want to put your food anywhere close to those flimsy metal grates. Plus, they often don’t even come close to the hotspot in the fire. Solve that problem by carrying your own
2. Life 2 Go 9-Piece Camp Kitchen Utensil Set
You’ve got your grill and you’re ready to make the perfect campfire meal, but have you thought about how you’re going to actually cook and eat your food? That’s where the
3. Stansport Cast Iron Campfire Tripod
Most campers agree that the best-tasting campfire food is made in cast iron. But those pots are simply too heavy for most grills. To make a stew, casserole or even just the morning coffee, you’ll need a sturdy tripod, like the
4. TOMSHOO Camping Stove
If you happen to be backpacking rather than camping in a campground, the
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