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Dinner Bell

Compact Stoves Handy In Back-Country, Campground

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Miriam Daniel, left, and Hugh Brewer whip up some oatmeal in a backpack-style stove.
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Miriam Daniel, left, and Hugh Brewer whip up some oatmeal in a backpack-style stove.

Ali Williams spent minutes, not hours, hovering over a hot stove to whip up the delicious chicken gumbo she served to hungry diners. All Williams had to do was boil water on a compact backpack-style stove.

Book For Camp Cooks

“The One Pan Gourmet; Fresh Food on the Trail” by Don Jacobson is a handy cookbook for anyone who enjoys camping.

The book features 175 recipes that can be prepared in one pot or pan on a one-burner stove. Recipes use fresh ingredients, such as vegetables and meat, so they’re suitable for short backpack trips, or any trip where a it’s possible to carry fresh food. Campers will find breakfasts, dinners and desserts that are easy to fix at the campsite or at home.

Source: Staff report

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