Solar Beef Stroganoff is an easy and delicious supper.
Almost everything I read online tells me that the Global Sun Oven (GSO) is a better oven than the SOS SPORT. There are several reasons for this, but it is mainly because it is supposed to get hotter than the SPORT. So I decided to put them to the test – side by side … Read more
Today I cooked BBQ chicken legs and augratin potatoes. BBQ Chicken 6 chicken legs, salted & peppered, Covered with about 1 cup BBQ sauce and 1/4 cup water. Cooked 4 hrs . Hot, & falling off the bone. Delicious Augratin Potatoes 1 box Betty Crocker augratin potates In to the pan, according to package directions. … Read more
It’s been several months since I’ve used my solar oven. Just been too busy on the sunny days, and not enough sun on other days. But spring is here and my thoughts turn back to solar cooking. Yesterday morning after running errands, I got home about noon and decided to try something in the oven. … Read more
So what was cookin’ this weekend? Friday — Pot roast with potatoes, carrots, and onions. Put it together myself, no shortcuts this time. Cooked from 9am until 4:30 pm. Everything turned out hot, tender, and delicious. I put Blueberry muffins in the second pot. However, I really overcooked them and they were not edible. I … Read more
The Sport Solar Oven can be used in two positions – either flat or upright. It came with reflectors, which I have not used yet. And it came with 2 – yes, 2! – of those dark colored pots. I am ready for some serious cooking now.
I took the easy route for the third meal I cooked. I used a “Crock Pot Dinner” from the frozen food section of the supermarket. It was a complete meal with pot roast, potatoes, carrots, onions, seasoning, and gravy packet. Just dumped it into the pot and let it slow cook all day. Easy! Easy! … Read more
You need the right kind of pots to successfully cook in a solar oven. They don’t have to be special or fancy, but they do have to be dark colored. And this I didn’t have! So I started by using an old electric skillet bottom, but it had a white top. It cooked okay, but … Read more
The second day I decided to make an old family favorite recipe — Chicken and Rice. Everything I read cautioned not to add too much water. So I cut back on the water for this recipe. Big mistake! Rice needs water to rehydrate. Fortunately there was enough to successfully cook everything, but it was a … Read more