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Camping Cooking Equipment
If you are like me you do not necessarily need the latest and greatest gizmo or gadget to make you camping cooking equipment inventory complete. In fact for most of us campers a large part of the attraction of camping is getting away from the normal life, away from the fast paced, technologically filled world that is our modern life. It is a chance to get back to nature. To be in the peaceful and quiet surrounds of our favorite spot is truly the desire.
Good camping cooking equipment is important to ensure a good meal on the trip. There are many types of cooking equipment that will not only provide the camper with a good meal, but also a convenient one. Much of the type of camping cooking equipment will depend on what sort of camping expedition you are planning? Your camping cooking equipment inventory will be affected by the ability to carry them, space requirements and sometimes the area in which you are staying. Some campsites will not allow an open fire, so you will need to look to a Dutch oven or other type of grill for your meals.
Dutch ovens are extremely convenient and help prepare meals for larger groups. They are easy to use, carry and very convenient. There are many recipes for Dutch ovens and other forms of outdoor cooking online. Other types of cooking equipment include cast iron pots and grills.
Now for all you "hardcore" campers out there the idea of setting up camp in a caravan park equipped with a camp kitchen, including fridge, freezer, oven and stoves, does not even constitute camping! However, for others, who have a very young family camp kitchens are excellent. And are probably the difference between being able to go on a cheap holiday, such is the nature of camping, and not at all. Because, the extra energy and planning needed to free cook would be unmanageable. So, you need to decide on the style of camping you will be doing. Once you have that down, you can start to target the types of camping cooking equipment you are going to need.
For hikers lightweight camp cookers are important to ensure that the can carry them with ease. For families that are braving the elements and going without the camp kitchen you may need something with a bit more grunt. Heavy duty camp grills that sit over your fire, steel tripods that hang your kettle and cast iron pie cookers that double for toasted sandwiches are all essential.