Camping Ovens: What Are They?
A camping stove or cooking device is a type of outdoor kitchen appliance used primarily for food preparation and cooking. These devices are usually made from metal and have various types of burners, heat sources, and other features designed to provide warmth and create a hot meal.
The term “camping” refers to any outdoor location where people gather to enjoy the outdoors. A campfire is one such type of outdoor kitchen appliance.
There are many different kinds of camping stoves, including those that use wood (wooden) and those that use natural gas (lighter-like). Some models include electric ignition systems; these allow users to start their own fire with just a match or lighter.
Some of the most common types of camping stoves are Coleman camp stoves, MSR Pocket Rocket Stoves, Kovea CampStove, Weber Smokey Joe Stove, and others. All of them come in several sizes and configurations.
Camping Ovens: Pros & Cons Of Each Type
Coleman Campstove – This model is manufactured by Coleman Industries Inc., based in Texas.
It was first introduced in 1971. It consists of a gas burner and an oven. It has a 5,000 BTU burner, a 2-quart baking pan, and an 8″ x 8″ baking pan. However, it is relatively heavy at 12 pounds.
MSR PocketRocket – This model is manufactured by Mountain Safety Research (MSR), a Washington-based company. It was first brought to the market in 1998.
It is very light at just 3.2 ounces (90 grams). It uses a unique design with a white-colored burner head. It also uses small cylindrical gas canisters as fuel.
Kovea CampStove – This stove is made by Kovea, a France-based company. It was first introduced to the market in the mid-2000s.
It features anodized aluminum construction and uses small gas canisters as fuel. It is relatively light at 2.4 ounces (68 grams).
Weber SmokeyJoe Stove – This model is made by Weber-Stephen Products LLC, a United States-based company. It was first introduced to the market in 2000.
It is made of porcelain enameled steel and uses small propane canisters as fuel.
Homemade Camp Ovens – Many people prefer making their own camping ovens, such as a simple box with holes cut in the top and fire placed on top of it. You can also use a folding camp oven, which is a portable oven that unfolds into various pieces and can be placed over a fire for cooking food.
Coleman Camping Stove: What Is It?
Sources & references used in this article:
Reflector camp ovens by RA Martin – US Patent 2,969,055, 1961 – Google Patents
Barbecue oven and grill, stationary or portable by AE Krull – US Patent 2,826,984, 1958 – Google Patents
Portable oven by M Rivero – US Patent 6,681,757, 2004 – Google Patents
Camp oven by WH Hart – 1909 – Google Patents
Portable heat unit usable as an oven, cookstand, barbecue, grill or heater by KL Kaufman – US Patent 6,035,768, 2000 – Google Patents