Outdoor Cook’s Buying Guide: Fun Stuff Less Than $100

Have you got a camp cook … or at least a wannabe … on your gift buying list for a birthday, anniversary, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day … or just because? Consider yourself lucky! You’re never going to run out of great gift ideas. Camp cooks, backyard grillers, pit masters and all those who would rather cook outdoors than in any kitchen are always on the lookout for new gear. Check out this list of “the good stuff” with one-click easy buying!

Fun Stuff Less Than $100

Charcoal Companion Stainless Steel S’mores Roasting Rack with Skewers

Turns any charcoal or gas grill into a literal s’mores buffet! Just light the fire and begin making delicious s’mores for your whole camping crew.


Lavatools Carbon LITE Wireless Bluetooth Thermometer

One of the most important tools any outdoor cook can have in his or her arsenal. Two is better than one. And three is better than two. And this version reports temp directly to your iphone.

Amazon Happy Belly Vegetable Oil

Whether deep frying a turkey, fish, or morel mushrooms, it’s important to have a neutrally flavored oil that handles high temps. Vegetable oil gets the job done.


Coleman 12 Cup Stainless Steel Campfire Percolator

Nothing’s more welcoming at a campsite that the smell of cowboy coffee cooking. With this big pot brewing you’ll have joe for the whole crew.


Cave Tools Stainless Steel Grilling Tongs

If you cook outdoors, you appreciate the need for quality tongs with good long handles. Your outdoor chef will dream up new uses for these in preparing every meal.


Masterbuilt Portable Electric Smoker

1400 watt heating element with two chrome-coated smoking racks. Legs fold under during transport and storage. Perfect for camping, tailgating, and roadtrips.


Camp Chef Professional Barbecue Grill Box

Turns any ordinary camp stove into a fully functional grill. Vented lid allows you to control heat and smoke.


Lodge Charcoal Chimney Starter

Whether your cook uses a charcoal grill or is into Dutch oven baking or braising, this is the place the cooking all starts. This is a piece of gear that’s used so much, it’s a basic.


Charcoal Companion Himalayan Salt Plate & Holder Set

Perfect as a warmed serving plate (you can even finish cooking at the table) or as a surface for searing and grilling. Adds subtle flavor and rare trace minerals to food.


Mr Bar B Q Basting Mop

You might not know what a sauce mop is, but if you’ve ever eaten great Southern ribs or brisket … you know what it does! No pit master is without a favorite mop.


Bayou Classic Stainless Beer Can ChickCAN Rack

This heavy duty rack will hold a 4-pound chicken upright and in proper position for beer can cooking.


CanCooker BC

Outdoors or indoors the renowned CanCooker system turns out delicious, complete meals … moister, faster, and more delicious than any other system. Get the original!


Camp Cooking: 100 Years Cookbook

Cool! A compilation of 100 years of camp cooking from the National Museum of Forest Service History. Includes dozens of legendary recipes for Dutch oven, open-fire, and other tasty outdoor meals.