As much as we’d love to live entirely off s’mores during every campfire adventure, all outdoorsy crews need to be well-stocked with the best camping cookware before hitting the open road. And to that note, just because you’re roughing it in the woods doesn’t mean you have to skimp out on some of your favorite at-home foods. That’s where these portable kitchen essentials come in, like camping pan sets, dinnerware, cleanup tools, and obviously, marshmallow roasting sticks—all designed to make eating and cooking on the go a breeze without taking up a ton of room. Plus, speaking of cooking, whether you prefer to cook your grub over the campfire or using a camping stove, there’s a space-friendly and affordable grill for all your savory culinary needs. No matter your menu, here are all the camping cookware pieces and gear you'll need to make delicious food wherever your adventures take you.
Whatever your campfire beverage of choice, serve friends and family in colorful collapsible cups, which condense to just 0.59" tall.
Navigate any cookware (namely the grill), with ease when it comes to cleaning up. It's so effective at wiping down every nook and cranny that this brush-meets-scraper may set up permanent shop in your kitchen back home too.
Clean cutlery will never be far from reach—a durable cotton bag protects all 13 utensils from the elements, while also able to compress into a foldable pouch. Or, once you're ready to refuel, the tote converts into a standing cylinder so everyone can have easy access.
A hanging lanyard with hooks lets you leave cookware out to dry (or just out of reach from any critters).
Clean and prep fruits and veggies without hassle, thanks to a plastic, non-slip cutting board with a built-in strainer.
Avoid wasting space in your pack with chunky pots and pans. Instead, this 1.5-liter, camp-friendly cookware will prep your food just as efficiently, and the plastic lid can even double as a makeshift plate or bowl.
Whatever you're cooking, (literally) spice things up with a 6-in-1 shaker full of paprika, curry, cayenne, garlic salt, black pepper, and salt.
Don't let dirty dishes rain on your parade. Two 10" x 10" inch basins offer separate washing and drying stations after meals, which fold into a briefcase for easy transporting.
Used separately, this spatula and spork can work their magic on any kind of camping cuisine. When combined, they make for the perfect burger-flipping tongs.
Don't knock it 'til you try it—you'll be surprised at how often a protective food tent will come in handy at the campsite, especially for kicking flies and bees to the curb.
For just a couple of bucks, you get everything you need in this handy, compact camping utensil.
This strong and durable tripod can be adjusted based on the height of your campfire.
This lightweight grill folds up like a briefcase, making it super easy to carry. Bonus: You can put it to use while tailgating, too.
No wonder this cooler has a huge fan following: With sleek design and insulation, it's worth every penny.
Because having freshly brewed coffee is key—even when you're on vacation.
You'll find so many uses for this campfire tool! Use it to make sandwiches, pizza, grilled cheese, quesadillas, just to name a few.
Bring this grill along and you'll have endless cooking options (and plenty of prep room, too!).
Use these sticks for roasting marshmallows, hot dogs, veggies, and kabobs.
While some could argue this isn't absolutely essential, we think camping always calls for wine.
Designed for grownups, this 4-in-1 tool comes with a bottle opener and sharp knife.
Affix this to the top of your stove burner, tank, or grill and you'll get perfectly toasted bread, bagels, waffles, and Pop-Tarts.
Perfect for a backpacking trip, this inexpensive kit holds all of the absolute essentials.
If you're the type of camper who likes to keep things simple, this over-the-fire grill is all you need to make a good meal.
Need a gift for the camper in your life? This set has everything he or she might need to make meals on-the-go, from utensils to a small stove top.
When we say you can make just about everything in this versatile piece, we mean it!
Why tote around a heavy bag full of cooking utensils that will shuffle around and likely get damaged ? Instead, simply pack this compact version that keeps the essentials safe—and in place.
These bowls and storage containers fold down, allowing them to fit into backpacks and other small bags.
For all the tea drinkers out there, this compact kettle is a must-have
Why run the risk of overusing (or underusing) an ingredient when you can carry these teeny tools?
Since you'll likely use an egg or two while cooking, this piece is a no-brainer.