It is a fact that when people go for camping, their first priority is to enjoy the sites and not worry about chores like cooking. Sadly, camp cooking and chores leads a number of campers to have a disappointing time. There are a few guidelines that you can use to enable you to have a great time camping and still prepare meals. That is the main focus of this article.
As you plan on camp cooking, it is good to note that camp cooking can be better managed with a rota. This works effectively to make sure that all the campers involved are equally responsible for making food. This works better if you are camping with friends and family. If you do not know each other, then it is better to have every camper deal with their own food because no one wants to be cooked for by a stranger. Make sure that the timetable is respected by everyone who appears on it. If you have to, you can exclude those who are not willing to follow the timetable and instead work with the few who have no issue with abiding by the rota.
When you have a menu that comprises of meals that are simple to make then you will benefit considerably from it. Prepare meals that can be prepared using simple methods of cooking. If planned on baking then you may have to substitute for methods like roasting which takes less time. Luckily you can get great meals made using camping recipes that can be readily found online.
Eating canned food is an option that you can opt to do and skip cooking altogether. Canned foods may be eaten as they come or if preparation is needed it is not complicated. When you take canned foods, you end up with more time to take part in camp activities that you would miss out on if you were to cook.
Make your menu while bearing in mind that there are a number of campers that may have special diet needs . They may have special diet needs because of an intolerance or allergy. By considering those with special diet needs you make sure the campers are all comfortable. Most of the meals in the menu should have plenty of carbohydrates so that your energy needs to be met as you go about the camp activities. Almost all camp activities require a lot of energy and they include surfing, swimming hiking, and even mountain climbing.
With these few guideline campfire cooking will be all more manageable. The goodness is that these tips are doable by anyone.