With drought conditions and wildfires already consuming homes and forests in 10 states, it's clear that campfires are inadvisable this year. Instead, consider singing around these matchless alternatives:
--Cartridge fuel stoves that sit atop compressed butane or spillproof butane-blend canisters. They produce a hot, clean-burning flame--though the canisters are not recyclable. MSR makes a lightweight, match-free model called the SuperFly.
--If you're driving to the campground, the Coleman grill you use for tailgate parties can also be used for campground cooking. The compact Coleman Propane Grill Stove starts with electronic ignition.
--If all you crave is a hot meal, you...