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Outdoor kitchen designs campers swear by in a camp kitchen.

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Everything going on in our world right is crazy. But, It has made camping the best choice for a family vacation. Setting up a proper camp kitchen can be confusing. However, with the proper camping cooking gear, it can be easy. The right gear is essential to cooking success. Also, an efficient outdoor camp kitchen is necessary even with campfire recipes.

In fact, even a seasoned camper needs great camp cooking gear. So, outdoor kitchen designs that are equipped properly take the stress out of cooking. And the foods are sure great. Now, keep your family full and happy outdoors. Listed below are the products campers swear they must add.

What to add to your camp kitchen.

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First, on our list of camp-cooking gear is the portable kitchen. A mobile outdoor kitchen is a definite must-have. And there are many different styles available. So, finding the best fit for your outdoor kitchen design is easy. I listed the one I purchased from Amazon below.

Ozark Trail. the camp kitchen has some features I love! A few examples are the kitchen with a sink and Lantern Pole. It makes staying clean while cooking [at night] so easy. Another important feature is the weight. It is so lightweight it perfect for people who tent camp & RV. You can read a lot of reviews by other buyers Here.

Grill It or Bust in your camp kitchen.

Secondly, on my camp kitchen list is the Traeger Grill. Now, It is a bulky and heavy type of item. Therefore, I know that can be an issue for some people. Typically, I see these with Campground campers & individuals with larger RVs or trailers in tow. But, it is just a great item I had to include it here. Several friends of mine have one, and they do not use it much for camp cooking but instead use their Traeger Grill as a back yard Barbeque. Works great for both.

In fact, every camper I have spoken with that has one loves it. Also, they prefer not to have their outdoor meals cooked any other way. Watch the youtube video for information info on how the Traeger Grill works.

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campfire recipes may never be the same.

After that is the cast iron skillet, a staple in most camp kitchens, it is the perfect Outdoor cooking utensil to use when making campfire recipes. Our family has had some of the best-cast iron skillet foods while camping [like this Amazing Shenandoah Breakfast Casserole – from Save Room for Dessert or the outstanding One Skillet Stroganoff- from Fresh Off The Grid]. However, we use it for our just plain old hot dogs and eggs and bacon breakfast too, and it works great!

The recipes above and more can be found on my post 215 Easy Camping Meals For You To Try. This post covers things like food for large groups, toddlers, to cook on camp stoves, and more. Check it out too when you get a chance. It’s not just hamburgers and hot dogs.

Camping gear that works like an Oven in a fire pit.

Similarly, the cast iron dutch oven is Another camping cooking gear essential. I purchased mine and love it. Did you know that you can even bake bread over a campfire in a dutch oven? Check out the video.

The cast iron dutch oven is excellent for making the best dutch oven meals ever. Like this old Fashioned Goulash (by My Incredible Recipes) – OMG, it is delicious! You have to try the campfire recipe in your camp kitchen next trip.

The Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Double Dutch Oven (5 QT) is the one I use. It is in the image above. I love it and use it often. The Loop handles on the side are mainly what made me purchase this one. The handles on the side make it easier for me to handle.

Single Item HUGE Impact for an outdoor camp kitchen!

Also, a single burner stove is a great camping cooking gear product for a camp kitchen. They are portable, and most come with a carry case. Being so small and lightweight is what makes them perfect for both tent camping and RVs. Simple one-pot meals and reheats can be made quickly and easily.

I know a lot of campers that hike to sites. They are always finding unique destinations and beautiful places to set up outdoor dining. Hidden Waterfalls, deep redwood forest, and Mountain cliffs do make stunning retreats. However, sometimes they do not leave much room for larger outdoor kitchen designs and dining area.

The Gas ONE single burner Portable Gas Stove ( the one in the image above) is what my hiker and rock climber friends say they use the most while camping. It allows more room in their gear pack for other essential take-along items. Details on the Gas ONE single burner Portable Gas Stove are available here.

The sets like no other- outdoor decor

Another item that my hike to sitefriends mentions they use a lot in smaller outdoor kitchen designs, is the MalloMe Camping Cookware set. I guess it makes sense right; you can’t cook on a one-burner portable gas stove without a cook set. They brag about the perfect size of this specific piece of camping cooking gear. The unique thing to me about it is the size too, but also that the MalloMe Camping Cookware set is a 10 Piece Kit!

The ten pieces are a lot! It has a Nonstick Pot, the Pot Cover, a Nonstick Pan, 2 Bowls, a Stainless Steel Spork, Soup Spoon, Wooden Spoon Spatula, Cleaning Sponge, and All the pieces combine to fit in a nylon drawstring Travel bag.

camp kitchen – easy to clean

One more before we sum it up, all fabulous outdoor kitchen designs are organized. There are many different types of organizers available for your camp. But today, I will tell you the one that I use the most. My Outdoor Folding Table with the organizing storage compartments (seen below). Is my favorite.

I have used this Lightweight Folding Table every single camping trip since I got it. The table gives me more room to do camp other camp stuff besides meal prep. Also, the organizers keep all my camp things in one place. I do not have to dig through storage bins or rummage around in bags.

Finally, it does not matter if we are preparing foods for camping stove or make-ahead campfire recipes when camping. It all goes hand and hand with our choice in camping cooking gear and our outdoor kitchen designs. If we ensure that we have the best – then all our camping foods should be out of this world.

I hope you enjoyed this post for outdoor living and found it helpful. Check out the links below. Be sure to let me know what you think of this post and others in the comments. {My campfire recipes are amazing roundups}