Squirrel Cookers / Pot Holders
$10.95 – $19.95
The trappers and the “mountain-men of the late 17 and early 1800’s packed this handy device right next to their traps and long rifle. It was sometimes known as a ‘camp buddy’ to the pioneers. By orienting this device one way it’s perfect for hanging your kettle or cooking pots over the fire. Turn it around and you have the perfect thing for cooking those large slabs of meat, toasting, cooking sausages and anything else that can be held on 1 or 2 prongs.
The Single Point Squirrel Cooker is made from 1/4″ square stock and measures about 14″ high and 14″ long. The single point allows for a little easier packing in tight places. This one fits nicely in packs!
The Small Forked Squirrel Cooker is also made from 1/4″ square stock and has a hook at one end (for pots) and a fork on the other (for food). It measures 14″ in length and the upright is 14″ high. This one fits nicely in packs and is great for picnics, camping, or canoe trips or reenactments. Each is hand-made so the dimensions may vary slightly (no mass production here!)
The Large Forked Squirrel Cooker looks the same as the Small Forked Squirrel Cooker only is made from 3/8″ round stock and made a little more “heavy-duty”‘ This model comes with a larger fork than on the small squirrel cooker and is made for holding larger pieces or quantities of meat with a hook on the other end for holding a kettle or coffee pot over the fire. The dimensions are about 16″ long and about 16” high. This one is a little large for your backpack but ideal if you want to cook larger, heavier food items