View Poll Results: How do you cook outside?
Campfire 70 21.54%
Charcoal with starter fluid 61 18.77%
Charcoal with chimney starter 43 13.23%
Propane grill 198 60.92%
Electric grill 13 4.00%
Solar oven 4 1.23%
Other - please describe 29 8.92%
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:58 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by 63Sfri View Post
My other is a 50 year old Coleman gas stove. Great for breakfast in the morning when everyone is asleep inside.
Brings back great camping memories as a kid - waking-up in a tent and smelling the Coleman. Mom's up making breakfast, and boy, am I hungry!

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Old 09-02-2011, 06:28 PM   #72
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I use a cooking crane over the open fire it has a grill top and a crane for hanging a cast iron dutch oven.
A blacksmith made it for me and food tastes so good cooked over a hardwood fire

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Old 09-02-2011, 06:52 PM   #73
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Fire starter

Hello to all,
I am new to the community (looking), but have been a camper for years. Laundry lint makes a great starter! I personally hang my laundry, but collect it from others. My husband is a bee keeper with loads of surplus wax. A den mother friend says mixing the lint & melted wax, then pouring into cardboard egg carton molds enables individual use. Haven't tried it yet, but understand the wax burns off without residue.
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Old 09-03-2011, 02:19 PM   #74
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Hi Nurstratton.

Thanks for the info on the lint/bee wax/egg cartons, that sounds like a great fire starter.

I have also tried a method suggested by someone else on this forum -- cooking oil and newspaper. This worked, but I found it a little "iffy".

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Old 09-03-2011, 04:57 PM   #75
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Electric Grill is great for Bacon & eggs, hamburger patties, & grilled cheese. Also travels easier than propane grill. However propane grill works better for me for things that are cooked in a pot.
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:00 PM   #76
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I love the charcoal grill and chimney starter - it's dead easy, provides great heat, is easy to control - and natural charcoal. I also use a Coleman stove and a small propane grill, and love a campfire when there's time for that.

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