Category Archives: solar

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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more sun baking

      Got the oven good and hot, kept it well aligned, did not fasten down the glass.  let these cook for about 75 minutes.  tops lightly browned.  bottoms not.  Last time let them go for 2 full hours … Continue reading

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more cooking with the sun

  Since I didn’t have a nesting pot, made one with aluminum foil.  Brown basmati Rice at the bottom. Followed directions for proportions and added 1/4C of water more.  The other is two chicken thighs.  Put a little aluminum foil … 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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more solar cooking

Same picture as last, from the outside the oven always looks the same! Today put a seasoned flank steak, in a roaster, in the oven about 9:30am.  about 10:30am added two potatoes, sitting them on top of the roaster.  Within … Continue reading

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sun oven update

This is the turkey breast I put on yesterday.  Since it was in a metal cooker rather than a cooking bag, it did brown up nicely!  now the ice is broken, will try more goodies!

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