I modified my Stanley Stainless Steel Cookpot by adding a DIY Steaming Basket made out of Aluminum foil…This is an experiment with a steaming basket, to see how well I could steam cook foods in my Stanley SS camping cookpot

I thought it would be a good idea to include in my camping cook kit the option of steaming foods such as wild edibles, vegetables, rice and even fish.

You never know what situation you may find yourself in and having the option to steam wild edibles with very little water and even just using a wood fire would be a skill to have.

Steaming requires very little water and in retrospect, very little fuel usage (and/or wood) to get a small amount of water steaming. And when steaming lightweight vegatables such as Purslane, Goosefoot, Amaranth, etc., the steaming process is quick. As you’ll see in the video, I only steamed this handfull of Purslane for about 2 minutes and it was ready to eat.

This experiment came out good and I plan to construct/modify a steamer basket that will fit perfectly into the Stanley Cookpot and will be a permanent part of the kit from then on.

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