Printable Outdoor Camping Kitchen Equipment CheckList

Having a camping kitchen check list will help you get your cooking equipment organised when you are packing for camping.

At least taking the basic camping equipment is necessary and you can take extras that you need for what you are going to be cooking. Use the list below as a guide to making your own camp kitchen checklist.

Cooking when you are camping is quite different to home as you don't have the convenience of an electric or gas oven or a microwave oven. Probably most times you will use your gas stove or portable BBQ which you will most likely be familiar with.

Using a camp or dutch oven is a challenge but it is fun trying new recipes. It is possible to cook damper, scones, cakes, meat, casseroles, soups and stews in a camp or dutch oven.

'Camp Oven Cooking In Australia' is an excellent website for learning how to use a camp oven and has plenty of recipes to try.

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General Camp Kitchen Equipment Check List

  • Containers to store kitchen equipment in.
  • Camp pantry cupboard or hanging pantry.
  • Portable fridge, cooler bag or esky and ice.
  • Table for meals and preparation.
  • Cutlery.
  • Plates and bowls – solid plastic, metal or disposable.
  • Cups, mugs or glasses.
  • Personal water bottles.
  • Stubby holders - excellent for keeping drinks cold and protecting breakables in transit.
  • Water container with tap 10 or 20 litre.

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Campfire, Camp oven or Gas cooking

  • Matches or lighter.
  • Heat proof glove - welding gloves are excellent.
  • Kettle for gas stove or campfire.
  • Billy for campfire.
  • Tripod for campfire.
  • Saucepans – several sizes.
  • Camp or Dutch oven.
  • Fire lighters and paper.
  • Toasting fork.
  • Grill or hot plate for campfire.
  • Jaffle iron.
  • Tongs, spatula, egg rings, BBQ tools.
  • Frypan and metal tray for cooked meat.
  • Stove or portable BBQ.
  • Gas bottle and fittings with spanner.
  • Stove stand and hot plate.

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Preparation Camping Kitchen Checklist

Food Preparation, Storage and Utensils

  • Food box with fitting lid.
  • Mixing bowls.
  • Colander - rice or pasta.
  • Cutting board.
  • Cooking oil and spray.
  • Grater.
  • Sharp knives.
  • Mixing and serving spoons.
  • Can opener and/or bottle opener.
  • Foil, cling wrap, baking paper.
  • Measuring jug or measuring cups and spoons.
  • Thermos for drinks, soup or food.
  • Food storage containers or bags.
  • Twist ties, string or rubber bands.
  • Garbage bags, ziplock and freezer bags.

Camp Kitchen Cleaning Equipment

  • Pot scrubber or scourer.
  • Washing up cloth & scrubbing brush.
  • Washing up bowl and stand.
  • Detergent and disinfectant.
  • Paper towel, tea towel and Chux.

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This checklist are suggestions and ideas so you can change it to suit your camping trips.

I find the easiest way is to have all the camp kitchen equipment in a separate box ready to go. Collect a second set of all the equipment and packing will be so much easier and quicker.

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