We attended a wonderful event in the park on Saturday, April 16, 2011 - The Great Solar Cookout. The day was perfect for solar cooking – not a cloud to be seen, just clear blue sky. A steel drum band, playing under a shade tree, contributed a light-hearted, festive air. The organizers, Tom & … Read more
Fudge – so creamy and so sweet and so good! I usually think of fudge as a Christmas goodie or a treat from a specialty shop. But the truth is that fudge is really easy to make and the solar oven makes it even easier. This easy fudge can be made on a sailboat … Read more
Cherry Crunch is a quick and easy dessert using cherry pie filling.
I love Pineapple Upside Down Cake. And I also love fruit perserves on my biscuits. This recipe combines both of these wonderful treats.
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
I had thought that over the Christmas holiday, while I was off work, that I would do lots of solar cooking. But that was not the case. First, it was holiday vacation time and there were lots of things to get done. But, this past week, we have had almost unprecedented clouds, rain, cold weather, … Read more
I’ll be giving a presentation on Solar Cooking at 4 pm on Friday, November 19 at Honeyville Farm in Chandler. Come join me.
We love Mexican food, so I decided to try tacos in the solar oven. When I pulled a pound of hamburger meat from the freezer, I decided to thaw the meat in the oven, and then break it up to finish cooking. Good plan — if I had stuck to it. I put the frozen … 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
Today was a perfect day for cooking. I filled one pot with dried pinto beans and water. I filled the other pot with my favorite stroganoff recipe. I started the oven at 10:00 a.m. Dinner was ready at 4:00 p.m. Might have been ready sooner, but I didn’t check. The beans needed a little help … Read more