Bisgear Camping Cookware, 16-Piece

Last updated date: May 16, 2020

DWYM Score
9.3

Bisgear Camping Cookware, 16-Piece

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Overall Take

We really appreciate that the Bisgear Camping Cookware, 16-Piece set offers very compact and lightweight cookware, but it also adds in a camping stove that fits over a fuel canister. This package packs down into a carrying case and everything is contained within for the ultimate in space-savings. In our analysis of 146 expert reviews, the Bisgear Bisgear Camping Cookware, 16-Piece placed 2nd when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note June 2, 2020:
Checkout The Best Camping Cookware for a detailed review of all the top camping cookwares.

Expert Summarized Score
10.0
17 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.0
606 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Due to the lightweight nature of these culinary utensils, you’ll have an easy time carrying them from one campsite to another. They are also space efficient since they can be stored together in a mesh bag.
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September 25, 2019 | Full review
The pots and pans are FDA approved and feature a non-stick interior for easy cleaning. It is a space-saving design that fits into a mesh carry bag for easy carrying.
- The Z8
August 10, 2019 | Full review
Portability is also an issue for camping items, and it is a great thing that the manufacturer thought about making this model as easy to carry around as possible. First of all, all the pieces are neatly packed together so that they take up little space.
- Truck Tent Center
September 26, 2019 | Full review
The Bisgear lightweight cooking set is perfect for camping, hiking, backpacking or any outdoor activities where a handy cooking set is needed. One to two people can be fed using this small cooking set.
- Master Of The Outdoors
The cookware can fit in a mesh bag which saves space and makes it easy to carry.
- Kitchen Gear Reviews
Versatility is surpassing with these cookwares whereby they are great for home and outdoor use.
- Do Best Products
Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Pot
- Kitchen Emporium
July 13, 2018 | Full review
All the items in this cooking set can be easily stored together in the provided mesh bag for convenient carry and space saving.
- Top Ten Review Pro
February 15, 2019 | Full review
The materials used for the constriction are BPA-free and FDA-approved. This only justifies the health and safety aspect of the cook set.
- Camping Maniacs
September 13, 2019 | Full review
The great thing about this product is, even though the internal surface is heat conductive, the folding handle can resist high temperatures.
- Cooking Chew
Convenience is key with the 12-17 piece set. Everything you need is all in one place. Everything is of adequate quality and cooks things through with ease.
- My Pro Scooter
July 21, 2019 | Full review
The highlight of this gear is the portable mini-stove and canister stand tripod that can fold into space-saving shapes. The stovetop has a durable aluminum material that can withstand high temperatures and certain physical damages. This material also makes the item light and easy to carry.
- OutSideKit
The kit also includes a mini stove to heat the pan as well as two bowls, a ladle, and a carabiner, a metal loop with a spring-loaded gate used to quickly and reversibly connect components.
- Camping Cooks
It is a versatile cookware to help you cook and serve and eat your meal with ease.
- All Review Product
This is the case, because Bisgear goes above and beyond to provide their customers with maximum reassurance. This product is covered by a 100% money back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with the investment, you can always get your money back.
- Consumer Epic
Bisgear Camping Cookware Stove includes almost all you need for a comfortable eating experience while out backpacking.
- 50 Miler
February 27, 2019 | Full review
Well, the pot is amazing. It functions incredibly well on all types of heating, including gas, fire, and denatured alcohol tabs. The same goes for the pan. They both heat up efficiently and quickly.
- Clever Wander
August 13, 2019 | Full review
What experts didn't like
It doesn’t come with a canister of fuel- just the mini-stove.
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September 25, 2019 | Full review
The pot and pan are lightweight, and while that may help with portability, it can be an issue if you go backpacking in areas with heavy winds.
- Truck Tent Center
September 26, 2019 | Full review
Does not come with fuel canister
- Master Of The Outdoors
The non-stick surface scrapes after being used for long.
- Kitchen Gear Reviews
A little sticking on the surface, but honestly better than stainless steel
- Camping Maniacs
September 13, 2019 | Full review
Surface must not be scraped by metal to avoid removing non-stick coating
- Cooking Chew
Does not include a portable bowl or plate
- OutSideKit
Only has enough equipment to feed and serve a single person
- Camping Cooks
In spite of the rest of the items holding good durability, the handles themselves don’t feel as reliable.
- 50 Miler
February 27, 2019 | Full review
I do have to warn that this kit suits only light packing hikes: you cannot go into a 7-day trip with this set. That would be a mistake.
- Clever Wander
August 13, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

You Won't Feel Hungry with Bisgear Camping Cookware Set 1. Aluminum oxide material selected, internal surface material non-toxic and wear-resistant, the pots are fast in heat conduction, and most of the purchasers commented that to boil a full pot of water took less than 4 minutes. 2. High temperatures resistant folding handle design, easy to take and save your space. 3. A set of pots are multipurpose, satisfying the requirement of cooking heartedly at home or picnic, frying, stir-frying, boiling or frying. 4. Easy to use, just a few minutes will be able to cook a variety of dishes. 5. Lightweight & small, suitable for 1-2 people to use. (please notice the size) Notice of Using and Maintaing 1.This camping cookware is NOT dishwasher safe. 2. When using the pot, please put the stove and pot in an even place for safety. Best to use canister stand tripod. (Green Set Included it) 3. It is common that the pots have non-stick coating, therefore, please keep in mind that don’t scrape the coating with metal or things hard, or the coating shedding might occur and shorten the service life of the pots. 4. Long time heating the empty pots is strictly prohibited or the service life of pots affected. 5. Frequently clean the pots free of food contact, like pot handle, pot stand and the external surface, so the pot clean and free of tarnish. 6. After each use, clean the pot, wash it then wipe it, and keep it clean. 7. The pot will not change in color unless overheating the pot when the external surface of the pot has oil stain or seasoner stains, the heated pot might become yellow or black. Clean the external surface of the pot timely with cleanser, the pot will change back to its original color. 8. After cleaning the pot, the surface of the water must be dry, and then place in a dry place. Please Notice: Green Cookware is different from the Orange/Black one. The green cookware has 12pcs, black and orange one has 16pcs. blue and green one has 14pcs. Wine opener and Canister Stand Tripod is not included in orange and black. utensil utensil mess kit plates plates bowl 14pcs Utensil 15pcs Utensil 13pcs Mess Kit 6pcs 8.25" Plates 6pcs 10.25" Plates 6pcs 6" Bowl

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G4Free Outdoor Camping Cookware Set, 4/13-Piece
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BeGrit Backpacking Camping Cook Set, 8-Piece
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REDCAMP Camping Cookware Mess Kit
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MalloMe Camping Cookware Mess Kit, 18-Piece
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Expert Reviews: 21

An Overview On Camping Cookwares

Camping is an activity that many people partake in as a means of escaping the hustle and bustle of modern-day society for a night or more. Pulling up at a campsite, or hiking to one with a backpack, begins the process of unpacking the equipment you need to sleep in like a tent or a hammock, setting up your camp chairs or getting out your cooler to find a relaxing beverage of your choice. When all this work is done, you might find that you’ve worked up quite an appetite and need some grub. You won’t find many nearby restaurants at your new weekend home, so you’re going to have to make some food for yourself.

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Assuming there isn’t a functioning kitchen in your campsite, you’re going to have to either cook food over an open fire or set up a camp stove or grill that runs off of a fuel like propane or charcoal.

If you were to bring the same pots and pans that you like to cook with at home, you will find yourself fighting with an awkwardly heavy and cumbersome load of camping cookware that will leave you feeling frustrated.

“You need to find cookware that can go through high temperatures over the fire,” says travel and outdoors expert Thena Franssen, the brains behind the blog HodgePodge Hippie.

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Instead, think of investing in a compact set of camping cookware that is designed with the specific intent of making food at a campsite. Using the right tools for the job will make your camping trip less stressful and give you more time for enjoying nature.

Stainless steel is the most common metal that you will find in your kitchen at home and it is likewise the most common material that you will find camping cookware is made from. Another top pick for camping is cast iron, says Franssen.

Stainless steel offers the benefit of being rustproof, naturally BPA free and also providing an antimicrobial environment that hinders bacterial build-up. This makes the metal ideal for camping cookware sets like the eGrit Backpacking Camping Cook Set, 8-Piece, that boasts a set of pots and a pan along with plates and cups, all made from stainless steel. The stainless steel coloring can change a little bit if you cook directly over a hot fire while some soot can build up to leave a black coating on the pans, but the color change isn’t bad for you or the pans and the soot can be washed off with a wet rag or paper towel. Stainless steel is often dishwasher-safe as well, giving you an easy way to thoroughly clean the set of cookware between camping dates.

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Efficiently packaged sets of camping cookware stand out in the world of camping cookware. A small package can expand into multiple cooking surfaces and can oftentimes fit the necessary utensils and dishware needed for one or two people.

When you’re packing all your gear, it can be overwhelming when things start spilling out of the bag or tote that you’re using, but having a full set of cookware packed nicely into a carrying bag makes it that much easier on you when do start the packing process for your next camp outing.

If you’re the type that would rather cook all your food on a stick, directly over an open fire, maybe you don’t need all the pots and pans that come in some of the more robust camping cookware sets. To accept that someone might not want all the pans but might still want a vessel for a hot coffee in the morning some sets like the Stanley Camp 24oz. Cook Set step up and offer a fantastic package. The fact that the insulated cups fit snugly into the stainless steel vessel mean the entire package is contained within itself. The graduated pot has a collapsing handle and can boil enough water for a couple of hot cups of tea or coffee with little fuss.

As we mentioned earlier, campfire soot can find its way onto your cookware if you choose to cook over the open fire with it. This is not a problem to most, as the soot can be cleaned off, but it still adds an element of cleaning or dealing with the messy soot that some people would rather avoid.

A common way of cooking at a campsite is by the use of a canister of propane or butane that has a small stove attached to the top where you can set your pot or pan. If you like the idea of this clean way of cooking, a cookware set like the Bisgear Camping Cookware, 16-Piece could be perfect for you. The stove is included in the package for an added value, and it expands out to hold the included pots or pans in the set. Utensils are even thrown in to make this package a mostly all-in-one set that won’t leave you lacking in much. It will be necessary to supply the fuel canister separately and it’s always a good idea to take a backup canister, or two, until you get a really good feel for how much cook-time you can get from one.

DWYM Fun Fact

Camping is a popular activity in the US, with over 77 million Americans spending at least one night camping each year. This large group of campers has helped persuade companies to up their game with campsite gear, leading to an abundance of durable and lightweight products for all those weekend warriors.

The Camping Cookware Buying Guide

  • Meal prepping at home is a great way to set yourself up for success at the campsite. Chopping vegetables or portioning spices and meals together can be done easily in the comfort of our home-kitchen, then you can use the prepared foods at your campsite without the fuss.
  • Have a plan for washing your camping cookware. Carrying a large tote of water with a spigot can be handy for a lot of people camping near their car and the spout can be cracked open to drizzle water over the dishes that you’re cleaning. Another method is to have a bucket of some sort, sometimes they are even collapsible for compact storage, and to head down to a nearby creek to collect water and bring it back to the campsite for dish washing.
  • Be wary of local wildlife and the rules regarding them. If you are in bear country, there will be specific steps to take when you’re done with your dinner at the end of the night so as to not attract bears to your campsite. Raccoons and other critters can also come hunting for your dirty dishes and food scraps, so read up on proper etiquette and help protect both yourself and the wildlife.