America’s Test Kitchen, that venerable source of invaluable beta about recipes, cooking techniques, and kitchen hardware, adores OXO products. Relatively inexpensive, sturdy, very well-designed and easy to use, OXO utensils like spatulas, can openers, tongs, and the like already make pretty good camp cookware in their regular kitchen form.
But OXO has just released a set of camp kitchen utensils designed specifically for the purpose of tossing in a chuck box, and being dropped off a picnic bench onto a floor of pine needles and dirt, being wiped off, and used again and again and again, comfortably.
So far, the products are just the basics. The 10 piece set includes knife, spatula, tongs, coffeemaker, grill brush, cutting board, pan scraper, squeeze bottles, can opener, and fork/spoon set.
You can easily just use one of OXO’s regular, non-camp pieces for your camp set, and we haven’t tried out the camp kitchen set yet, but if you’re in the market for some new stuff, OXO is very hard to beat, in our experience. It’s an REI exclusive for a couple years before OXO rolls out all over the outdoor space. By the way, like AJ, OXO is a member of 1% For the Planet.