SIZE DO I USE
the cookware set you are looking at is measured in liters, don't
worry. A quart is just slightly smaller than a liter, so the
measures for this guide are interchangeable.
Than 1 Quart
that are less than one quart can only serve limited use. A one
quart pot can only hold about three cups, so a pot that is say 3/4 of a
quart might be able to hold about two cups. Good enough for a
personal cup of coffee or a small amount of soup, stews or beans.
a one-quart pot when traveling solo.
Good for boiling water for coffee, heating up soup, oatmeal, most
small cans of food, or making most freeze dried meals for one.
A great size if you need not water fast.
Donít use a one-quart pot for cooking rice or pasta.
There wonít be enough water to absorb the starch and the
resulting sticky mess will be, well yuck!
can do everything a one-quart pot can do and more. This is a good size for cooking rice or pasta for a couple of
people. This is also good
for simmering a stew or more elaborate meal in the field.
do everything a one-quart and 1.5 quart pot can do and more.
A good size if your are cooking for two to four people.
This is a perfect size for boiling a larger amount of pasta or
rice. This is also a very
good size for heating up several freeze-dried meals at the same time.
is a great size if you are with a larger group or car camping with the
family. Capable of boiling
large amounts of pasta slow cooking a big stew or soup. If your going into the backcountry, you will probably want to
leave this one at home.
Than 3 Quart
over kill, especially if you are in the backcountry. If you are
going to steam clams, oysters or crabs while ocean camping or other
bulky foods that require a lot of water to boil or steam this might be