Two smiling plates of breakfast

The art of open-fire cooking

Wieners on a stick are just the start of what’s possible with campfire cooking. If you’re looking for new camping food ideas and want to make the most of cooking outside, then there are plenty of campfire cooking tools you can use to bring out your inner chef. From portable fire-pits to making pizza in the forest, see some fresh ways you can get sizzling.

Breakfast: Portable fire

No firepit? No problem. See how to elevate your campfire – and your pancakes – and keep the ground from getting charred (à la Leave No Trace principles):

The campfire cooking tools: Primus Kamoto OpenFire Pit and the OpenFire Pan

Lunch: Outdoor pizza oven

Take your meaty or margherita creation to-go, and charge your phone while you’re at it:

The campfire cooking tools: Biolite BaseCamp Pizza Stone & Lid, plus the BaseCamp Grill

Dinner: Flame-kissed dishes

Make the most of your campfire with cast-iron and fire-friendly pots that have handles that won’t melt:

The campfire cooking tools: Barebones Dutch Oven and Primus Campfire Pot

For Dutch oven recipes like fresh-baked bread, cinnamon rolls, cobbler and even Dutch oven pizza, check out:

More camp cooking ideas

If you want to get even more gourmet at your campsite, scope these 6 craft s’mores recipes and our camp kitchen secret videos.

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