Solar cooking demonstration on the 2011 Tour of Solar and Sustainable Buildings.
It’s fall of the year and there are pumpkins aplenty! Just look around. There are pumpkin patches everywhere. And I just had to have a few. A nice jack-o-lantern. Some toasted pumpkin seeds. And fresh baked pumpkin for holiday pies and breads. The usual way to cook a pumpkin is to cut it up, clean … Read more
The main reason that I became interested in solar cooking was so that I would have a way to cook meals when we set up our craft booth. I took our nice SOS oven a couple of times last year, but it took up a lot of space needed for more important things — like … Read more
This is our second weekend in a row with overcast skies. Last weekend, we even got a few rain showers — not so lucky this weekend. While I never wish away the clouds and some rain, I do miss the opportunity to cook in my solar oven. Today the sun came out after lunch. Probably … Read more
During the fall and winter months, we sell our custom handcrafted clocks at craft shows around the valley. It is no secret that I dislike cold sandwiches, but eating out is expensive and not always very good. I wanted to be able to easily cook a hot meal, but didn’t have a way to cook. … Read more
Yesterday was a typical hot, sunny summer day – perfect for solar cooking. The day’s menu included Apricot-Bourbon Glazed Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Cinnamon Apples, hot dinner rolls, and a pineapple upside-down cake. We also added a fresh cold cole slaw to round out the meal. I started with a small butterflyed pork tenderloin. Into the … Read more