Every single one of Breeo’s products would work as well 1,000 years ago as they would today.

– Heat source
– Light source
– Protection
– Cooking and Preserving
– Concealed (less visible to enemies and predators.


This page explores that concept.

May 18, 2016

Bannock on a Smoke Less Fire Pit

Bannock is the Bread of the North. Perfected over the years by First Nations, trappers, and adventurers it has become a staple food in the far north. Because of its simplicity, bannock can be made with the most basic of equipment. For example, a smoke less fire pit. This recipe is for frybread, which is

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January 25, 2016

NEW KETTLES: plus a recipe for apple crisp

We are happy to introduce a line of kettles to Breeo’s product inventory. These kettles and dutch ovens are the perfect match to our smoke-reducing, wood-burning fire pits. Their heavy-duty, fire-resistant build makes them the perfect accompaniment to any grilling fest. Whether you cook a stew, try out this baked bean recipe, or put in

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July 8, 2015

Campfire Seafood

Being able to live independent of grocery stores and electricity is something that holds at least a little fascination for most of us. We wonder about what is possible, and wonder what may one day be necessary. This concept is one that I have been toying with for years, especially with regard to food and

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June 15, 2015

Plain ‘Ole Burgers over Fire

Sometimes the mood is right to cook something quick, easy and cheap. But still very, very yummy! This was the case last night on the Rethinking Fire Tour in Central California. So what was the solution? Some boring old frozen burger patties! Here’s what you need: -Double Flame smokeless wood fire pit with grill -Frozen

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June 8, 2015

Cowboy Steak on the Oregon Coast

On Saturday the Rethinking Fire Tour took us to the rugged and beautiful Oregon coastline. It is a place characterized by large mountains, moss covered trees, and the wide expanse of the pacific ocean. This far western coast of our Country has always been a place of pioneers and explorers, adventurers and pilgrims. It was

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June 4, 2015

Fire Pit Cowboy Cooking in Wyoming

This past week the Rethinking Fire Tour took us through southern Wyoming on I-80. On Friday night we stopped at Medicine Bow National forest an hour or two before dark. We were hungry after traveling all day, so I decided to make a real cowboy-type meal to fit the setting that we were in. First

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June 1, 2015

Canada, Northern Pike, & Adventure!

This past week the Rethinking Fire Tour took us through northern Minnesota and into the far northwest tip of Ontario. On Saturday night some friends and us hiked back to a semi-remote and uninhabited lake. It was somewhat of an impromptu event and we had no food with us. All we had was several fishing

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April 27, 2015

Boondocking & Smokeless Campfires

Boondocking is the practice of camping in remote locations for free and off the grid. There are a variety of different types of land that are available for Boondocking legally, ranging from State Forests to Crown Land in Canada. The goal of Boondocking is to experience nature and solitude without constant interruption from other humans.

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February 15, 2015

TOUR: Caves in Southern Spain

Over the last several years, Spain has experienced an economic crisis on-par with the American Great Depression in the 1930’s. Unemployment rates are staggering, hovering around 26% over the last several years. Hiking in the region of Almeria near the Mediterranean, we discovered a series of caves above the cities. These mountains are completely deserted. No

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January 14, 2015

Thanksgiving Dinner Over the Fire

This past thanksgiving, my wife and I decided to attempt making Thanksgiving Dinner with the Double Flame fire pit, using wood gathered from the forest. Location: Elk State Forest, Penslvannia Date: Thanksgiving Day, 2014 Menu: Turkey, Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, and Apple Crisp Desert First, I got a good roaring fire going. Then, I let

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This blog is devoted to rethinking the campfire lifestyle.

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