There’s nothing like waking up on a brisk morning with the smell of bacon frying in a cast iron skillet over a campfire. Well, yes there is…eating it! For many years, cast iron has gotten a bad rap for being toxic and unhealthy. However, I’m here to bust that myth and show you why cooking on cast iron is far from those ficticious lies! Here’s why campers actually prefer cast iron cookware for all of their campfire cooking.
Every RV is typically smaller than the average home. That means motorhomes, fifth wheels and pull campers also have smaller kitchens. But vans and tiny RVs less than 30′ have even smaller kitchens where space is an absolute premium. Regardless of RV size though, it’s up to the RVer to find the best space-saving kitchen tools that will do the job but also store properly in their makeshift kitchen or galley.
Who doesn’t love the campfire favorite, S’mores? For a second, think back to when we were kids. Those vivid memories of roasting marshmallows to our own version of perfection. Then, sliding the gooey marshmallow off the stick and sandwiching them between a chocolate bar and two graham crackers. They were awesome, weren’t they?
If you’re looking for the best RV dishes for your motorhome or camper, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the selections on the market. And, because RVs don’t have much space nor can afford extra weight, you’ll need to be conscious in finding dinnerware that is lightweight yet serve their purpose.
There’s nothing better than food made over the campfire. What better than to make your own hot pockets with tried and true pie iron recipes. Also known as mountain pies, pudgy pies, hot pockets, toaster strudel, hobo pies and campfire pies, these easy-to-make delights have one thing in common. They all are made in a campfire pie iron.
Portable grills are one of the most important camping essentials to buy on your RV gear and camping accessories list. But, there’s some things you need to know before bringing out those steaks and burgers to barbecue. Will you choose a propane gas grill or a charcoal grill? Do you want a tabletop grill or a stand alone bbq grill? But, will a portable camping grill even fit in your RV’s storage space?
Who really wants to be tied up inside their RV cooking while everyone else is outside enjoying the outdoors? That’s why you need an outdoor camp kitchen setup so you can be a part of the action too!
Living in an RV, van, camper, boat or tiny house sure has space limitations; especially in the kitchen. But if you prepare and cook whole meals or just want the luxury of push-button technology, trying to find the right kitchen appliances can be a challenge. Well, after years of the RV lifestyle and camping experience, we figured out what works in small kitchens.
RV cooking has it’s own set of challenges because of time, space and weight restraints. But, living in an RV with a tiny kitchen doesn’t mean we sacrifice healthy meals or cost us a pretty penny. So, with a few RV cooking tips and menu planning strategies, you too, can create some amazing meals!
Did you know a simple paper coffee filter can provide many other uses other than for brewing coffee? We’ve found quite a few coffee filter hacks that can be used not only in your household but also in RVs and camping.