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Camp Oven Cooking with Heat Beads

In recent years camp oven cooking with heat beads has become a popular method for heating your camp oven, and that’s mostly because most places have banned campfires or have tight restrictions on campfires.

Regulating the heat of your camp oven is something everyone starting with camp oven cooking has trouble with, like anything the more you practice, the better you will get.

This image is showing camp oven cooking with heat beads

How do you light heat beads?

Lighting heat beads can be tricky, but the best way is to use a briquette chimney using fire starters, this video will help – https://youtu.be/UIxp0PI47z0

What equipment do you need to light heat beads?

Camp Oven Cooking with Heat Beads 1

Besides a bag Heat Beads® BBQ Briquettes some other handy items would be:
Briquette Chimney
– Packet of firelighters
– Matches, lighter
– Pair of Gloves -highly recommended for safety

What brand of briquettes should i use?

Theres a lot of discussions about this, and every one has there own opinion on this, they all do there job well however some will last longer then other brands, its recommended to test out different brands until you find the brand of briquettes you prefer.

How do I store heat beads?

briquettes

You can store them in the bag they come in, in a cool dry place.

Tip: a plastic bucket with a tight-fitting lid would be the best option for storage as they need to be stored in a cool, dry place and not exposed to any moisture.

View the full guide!

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