Do’s and Don’ts When Using RV Grills

Grilling food in camping is one of the most-awaited activities. Just imagine the setup with a campfire, grill, and the surrounding tents are superb. It is like enjoying the outdoor adventure with some barbecue or grilled seafood.

However, exciting activities like grilling entail exposure to fire-related risks. Grills left unattended are one of the significant causes of forest fires. Thus, negligence may lead to accidents. 

For this reason, we have prepared a guide to help you enjoy safely.

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Don’t Grill Unattended

Leaving your grilling unattended might turn your cooking to various disasters. It might overcook your food, it might ruin the grill, and worst might set the camp on fire.

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It is a crucial safety reminder when cooking at home or in camps. But most especially in centers since the area is more prominent. An unattended grill may destroy an entire forest camp. 

However, camping may have become very busy. You may become preoccupied with many things, and you might forget that you’re cooking something.

So, when your task is to cook, keep yourself from other activities so that you’ll focus on what you’re doing. If you can’t help but leave, ask someone to take your place for a while before leaving.

In short, there must be someone to look after the grilling is on.

Don’t set up the grill inside the RV

You must be out of your mind if you insist on grilling inside. So most campers set up grills outside the campsite, mainly propane and gas-powered grills.

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There must be enough space for smoke to emit and avoid being enclosed in a spot. Also, it prevents the risk of fire inside the vehicle. Remember, portable electric devices inside a camper van may be triggered by heat or vice versa. 

So, when arriving at a site, unpack your things, including the grill, and set it up in a space with shade and cool air. Avoid placing the grill at high temperature to avoid spark and lit up.

Don’t Use Any Grill without Inspection

For the sake of safety and efficiency, select the type of grill that suits your need and purpose. Whether can it cook food for small or big groups. Check what power source to use, whether propane, gas or electricity.

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Pay attention closely to the various parts and functions of the grill if it’s working well. This note is important because you may not know the campsite’s amenities. Hence, please don’t settle for any grill because it’s affordable or fantastic. 
In short, always pick the best RV grills for your camping and travel.

Prepare All the Essential

Grilling at home and in campsites may have huge differences. In your home kitchen, everything is in place, and therefore, it is pretty simpler to cook, not in outdoor grilling.

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You may want to get some cooking utensils to make your grilling more convenient. Because of such, ensure that you bring all the things your need in grilling. Also, make a checklist during preparation to avoid forgetting anything.

Much better if you placed all your outdoor cooking stuff in a box, or you might as well buy a set intended for camping and travel.

Prepare a Meal Plan

But of course, the things you’ll bring would depend on the meals you have planned to cook. Meal planning for camping ensures that you eat healthily and gives you various choices to avoid repetition.

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Furthermore, planning keeps you mindful of the ingredients and utensils to bring. Whether you intend to bring kebob, barbecue, seafood, and vegetables, all these menus may hint you what kitchen wares you may carry at camp. Likewise, you also consider what type of grill to bring. 

If your menu is all about meat, you may bring sticks or skewers. If you get vegetables, you may obtain the grill that cooks vegetables.

Also, having a meal plan may help you think about whether your grill can cook your desired camp menus. After all, this is an RV camping escapade, so think about what suits the ambiance.

Clean Up your Mess

When after use, make sure that you clean up and wash everything. From leftovers, dishes, and the grill itself. These leftovers and food crumbs might stick in the corners of the grill that might ruin the grill itself.

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Grills that are not adequately maintained endures oxidation and rusting. Thus, you won’t let yourself be so neglectful. 

Also, when you clean up, include the surrounding. Again, being a responsible camper, you don’t simply leave the site dirty and full of rubbish.  


RV grills are at the heart of every camping meal time. It satisfies hunger, but it also fills the adventure thirst.

But, this escapade may be ruined due to negligence and recklessness. Thanks to this guide. It will remind you to be alert and mindful of your things at campsites.

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