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pizza again

Same pizza as last time: frozen gluten free crust with sauce, pepperoni and cheese.  This time I preheated the oven, skipped the cardboard support and put it right on the aluminum ring with some parchment paper.  oven temp about 300F … Continue reading

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pizza in the solar oven

  This is a premade, gluten free crust and standard sauce, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. solar oven preheated to about 225 you can see the right side of the oven is still in shade. its 10:30am my pizza pan is … Continue reading

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solar oven lessons

yes, you can cook a chicken and it won’t come out looking like it was boiled, it can brown.  The “dimples” are because I started this breast side down on the silicone matt.  The back did brown nicely.  You can … Continue reading

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solar cooking time

We went from cool, damp, cloudy to suddenly sunny, dry and 90F!  So the solar oven is back into play to keep the house cool.  This is a small (1.5lbs) marinated roast, with two potatoes.  Put on at 8:30am before … Continue reading

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still cooking with the sun

  Found this cool GLASSBAKE casserole dish at the thrift yesterday.  Its really a perfect size for cooking for two, PLUS you can see how well everything is doing.  Its over 300F in there and the juices are boiling away.  … Continue reading

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Sun Oven update plus

When one goes Gluten free, you miss a lot of stuff like bread, jelly donuts and cinnamon rolls (no I don’t really miss cake and GF cakes are pretty awesome anyway). These were made from Pamelas bread mix.  Second time … Continue reading

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more solar cooking

Backing up a little here.  Am using a SunOven (brand name).  It is certainly easy enough to make a solar oven, but when I thought it through (and had even gathered the parts) decided to go with this ready made … Continue reading

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