Where to start? Wash your hands is always a good place to begin. Now what are you going to cook and how? Most Scout cooking is done over charcoal (Kingsford)! The main thing you need to know is how much to use. The chart below will give you a good place to start. Enjoy and good luck.
|Oven Size||*Volcano||**Lift-n-Grill||***Ground or Dutch
|Bottom Only||Bottom Only||Top Heat / Bottom Heat||325-350|
|8 Inch||8 to 10 Briquettes||8 to 10 Briquettes||8 to 10 / 4 to 6 Briquettes||325-350|
|10 Inch||9 to 11||9 to 11||10 to 12 / 6 to 8||325-350|
|12 Inch||10 to 12||10 to 12||12 to 17 / 8 to 10||325-350|
|14 Inch||15 to 18||15 to 18||15 to 21 / 10 to 12||325-350|
|16 Inch||10 on bottom 10 - 14 on top||10 on bottom 10 - 14 on top||18 to 24 /12 to 16||325-350|
Remember when cooking in cold or wind to use the larger number of briquettes!
- * You can order Volcanos from me.
- ** Lift-n-Grills are on page 15 in the Camping Section of the 2004 BSA Official Retail Catalog Leaders Edition.
- *** Dutch Oven Tables are on page 16 in the Camping Section of the 2004 BSA Official Retail Catalog Leaders Edition.