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What is the Hottest Part of a Campfire: Put to the Test

* As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Because I love campfire cooking, knowing how to work with the heat of a campfire is essential! Because of this I wondered, what IS the hottest part of a campfire? The hottest part of a campfire is the air in the middle of the firewood “teepee.” …

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How Long Firewood Burns in a Campfire: Real-World Test

* As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. It was early afternoon and I was getting ready to start the campfire when I noticed that we had a pretty small stash of firewood. I wondered, how long into the evening will this little pile get us? How long DOES firewood burn in a campfire? …

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Rotten Firewood and What to do With it at Your Campfire

Anyone who has many campfires has come across a rotten piece of firewood, or many! The question is, do you keep that rotten firewood and throw it in the fire ring, or do you chuck it in the woods? Technically, you can burn rotten firewood, but it isn’t ideal. Rotten firewood doesn’t burn nearly as …

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How to Not Burn Yourself When Cooking on a Campfire

* As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Campfire cooking is loads of fun (and delicious), but for me, the only down-side is worrying about how I’m going to cook safely and not burn myself. I am planning several upcoming cooks and wondered, how can I pull this off without any burns? You can …

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14 Good Campfire Games That Will Win the Night

So, you’ve got your fire roaring and are surrounded by friends or family, what now? Camp fire games, of course! What are good campfire games? Keep reading for instructions, including videos, on these simple, but super fun campfire games! Campfire Games That Require No Equipment 1. Would You Rather This game I love because it …

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