How to dine outdoors in style. While the minimalist is content to rehydrate a pouch of freeze dried food
, the gear-oriented camper enjoys hearty, camp-cooked meals. There is a
variety of easy-to-prepare camping foods available, but many people
like cooking from scratch in the outdoors. So, a more elaborate
is required something with more than one burner and adjustable
flame. Or bring some iron bars to rig a pot hanger right over the fire
for slow-simmering that 3-alarm chili. You'll also need a cooler and ice
or ice packs for your fresh food. If you're going to be hiking a long way
the weight you need to carry becomes a big issue. Consider using
freeze dried foods and survival rations.
They can weigh up to 90 percent less due to the dehydration process.
Pie irons are essential for making campfire favourites such as smores and yummy fire grilled pizza sandwiches.
Other equipment for the cooking portion of your camping checklist includes:
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