How to Test Camp Oven Heat with a Simple Paper Test
Here's a way to determine the heat of an oven when using coals from a fire. Pre-heat the oven on a bed of coals. Place a piece of paper inside the oven to find out what heat the oven is at. The paper will change color according to the heat of the oven within a few moments.
|HEAT||DEGREES C||PAPER TEST|
|Very hot oven||250||Dark brown|
|Hot oven||200||Light brown|
|Too Bloody Hot||ouch - help!||Black & on fire! Call the brigade|