This kit includes a Double Burner Cast Iron Stove plus a Regulator Hose. Easily cook a hot breakfast and satisfying dinner at the campsite, hunting lodge, or weekend cabin. Deigned to be both portable and tough, the stove is constructed of a solid piece of heavy-duty cast iron for strength and durability. The cooking surface measures 21 inches long by 11.5 inches deep, so you can use full size pots and skillets. The portable Double Burner Cast Iron Stove weighs 16 pounds but packs a capacity of 17,060 BTUs when connected to a LP tank.
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Using a cast iron stove when camping can be a great way to cook your meals and enjoy the outdoors. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use a cast iron stove for camping:
- Choose the Right Stove: Determine if you need a single or double stove.
- Select the Cooking Area: Set up your cast iron stove on a flat and level surface away from any flammable materials.
- Prepare Your Cooking Area: Place rocks or a heat-resistant material around the stove to create a windbreak and contain the heat. This will help improve cooking efficiency, especially in windy conditions.
- Fuel Your Stove: Attach the 5 Foot LP Regulator Hose
- Light the Stove: Turn on the LP tank valve slowly and then turn the knob on the cast iron stove.
- Preheat the Stove: Allow the stove to preheat for a few minutes, ensuring it reaches the desired temperature for cooking.
- Use Cast Iron Cookware: Cast iron cookware is ideal for use with cast iron stoves. Place your cast iron skillet, griddle, or pot on the stove. Cast iron heats evenly and retains heat well, making it perfect for cooking in the outdoors.
- Cook Your Meal: Once your stove and cookware are preheated, you can start cooking your meals. Be mindful of adjusting the heat by controlling the propane valve or adding more wood or charcoal to regulate the temperature.
- Monitor Your Cooking: Cast iron retains heat for an extended period, so be cautious not to overcook your food. Check your food regularly to avoid burning or overcooking.
- Clean and Cool Down: After cooking, let the stove cool down completely before handling it. Clean the cast iron cookware using a brush or sponge, but avoid using soap, as it can damage the seasoning on the cast iron. Rinse with water and dry thoroughly to prevent rusting.
- Store Properly: Store the cast iron stove and cookware in a dry place to prevent rust and ensure they are ready for the next camping trip.
Using a cast iron stove while camping can enhance your outdoor cooking experience. Just remember to exercise caution when using open flames and follow the safety guidelines for your specific stove model.