Packing a camping kitchen is not only a necessity when camping, but can be a luxury allowing you to expand your culinary offerings. Let camping in the Australian outback be an amazing outdoor experience as well as an exciting taste experience. Also read about portable kitchens.
Especially if you have a family, doing one-pot cooking over the campfire can be unsuitable. Picky eaters might not love your rustic stew, and it can sometimes take forever over a campfire.
One great thing any recreational camper can invest in is a camping kitchen. While camping kitchens are definitely not suitable for backpackers, many are easy to package up into your recreational vehicle or even car boot. There are quite a few different options, from smaller ones to hold your camp stove and a few pots, while others are like a full service station with shelves, and even camping ovens!
With a camping kitchen there is no bending over camp stoves perched on a rock or the ground, and things are easy to access and find. You can bring your passion for cooking out into the outback and make tasty meals the whole crew will love.
DRIFTA makes interesting camping kitchens available at www.drifta.com.au. These camping kitchens collapse and fold up into an easily manageable box that will fit right in the back of your vehicle. With a little practice you can unfold a full camping kitchen, complete with counter space, shelves, drawers and a cupboard to store dishes, dry goods, a camping stove, kettle and any other cookware you would like to bring for a complete camping getaway. Cabelas and Coleman also makes great camping kitchens that are a little more attractive, though offer less storage space than those by DRIFTA.
Many of these camping kitchens you can buy for around a hundred dollars, and some even have storage bags for easier packing. Look for camping kitchens that are easy to repack, collapse and fold. The last thing you want is to have a fight with your new camping kitchen while your family looks on with hungry stares.
Imagine all the culinary possibilities. You can cook your catch easily with easy-to-access utensils and dishes that are neatly and cleanly stored away. You can even set up a wash basin on the counter afterwards and heat up water to have nice, clean and sanitary dishes. We all love a little vegemite and toast, but wouldn’t a beautiful steak and potatoes dinner be better on a luxurious camping holiday? With a camping kitchen it's possible, and it won't break the bank.
Check out our Camping Store to view the different models, sizes and other options. Drawers are especially nice to get your dishes out of the dust, though they can make it more difficult to have a really compact design.
No more dusy, unorganized piles of cooking ware and cutlery! Use a camping kitchen to have an easy-to-use station to make culinary delights for the whole family. Use drawers and shelves to have clean storage for dishes and a counter to slice, dice and make rice. Camping kitchens might seem a little excessive but why not camp in luxury?