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What to Look For in a Campfire Cooking Kit

If you want to cook more than just outdoor campfire cooking equipment , hot dogs and canned soup over the campfire, you’ll need the proper equipment. The best campfire cooking kit will feature durable, reusable and non-toxic materials that can stand up to high heat, while also offering a good value for money. It will also be lightweight and have the features that match your camping style and needs, like a collapsible spatula, a folding knife or spoon, and a set of stainless steel skewers that are more sturdy than water-soaked wooden ones.

Besides pots, pans and a frying pan, the perfect campfire cooking kit will include something for making cookies, pizza pockets or even desserts. For example, the Rome 11 piece kit includes a variety of pie irons in different shapes and sizes: round, heart-shaped, square and double-sided. It also features a roasting fork, s’mores maker and carrying case.

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Another thing to consider is the weight of the campfire cooking kit. Some kits are very light and made of aluminum rather than cast iron or other heavy materials, which makes them ideal for hiking and backpacking camping. Others are heavier and may be suitable for car or RV camping, but not for hiking and backpacking.

Some campfire cooking sets are nested to save space when packing and are also dishwasher safe. They’re usually made of stainless steel and will be rust proof, but you can also get some aluminum campfire cooking kits which are lighter. Some are more compact than others and can fit into a tough canvas drawstring bag to hang from a campfire or in a backpack.