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Cooking and Food Camping Tips.

  1. Plan for the meals beforehand.

Having a meal plan before heading to the campsite is vital for easier cooking when all ingredients are readily available.

2. Have plenty of snacks.

Snacks are technically designed to be quick, satisfying, and portable. Whipping up a meal at a campsite is not fast and easy. For example, bad weather, exhaustion after a long day, and a broken cooking stove are some reasons why having snacks is essential.

3. Reusable food storage.

Food containers, reusable silicon bags, zip lock bags, and food wraps are great for storing food. However, zip lock bags are not recommended since they are not environmentally and animal friendly.

4. Handwashing areas.

Although hand sanitizers are portable and handy to have around, they shouldn’t be encouraged to use in place of soap and water. It’s wise to set up a handwashing station next to the cooking area to avoid the back and forth to walk to the camping facilities block.

5. Cooking to be done outside the tent.

It is never advisable to cook inside or right next to the tent because this will pose a fire risk. Any fuel-burning risks carbon monoxide poisoning if done in a non-ventilated space like a tent. No matter the weather, cooking out in the clearing, clear of any fire risks and any obstructions is recommended.

6. Use reusable water bottles.

Plastic wastes are environmental hazards that need to be avoided. Campers are encouraged to have reusable stainless-steel bottles which keep the drinks either cold or hot depending on one’s preference and are environment friendly.

7. Cleaning up any food waste.

It is prudent to collect and dispose of any food waste or packages blown away or littered in the campsite in the provided rubbish bins or trash bags. It will help prevent harm to the wildlife, damage the environment, and cause unnecessary hindrance to the camping neighbors.