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solar scones

FIRST – if you have a sun oven – they now have a fitted cover for the sun oven, $60 plus shipping.  Less $10 if you use code PROTECT, good until midnight Sunday May 31. did scones again today.  2hours … Continue reading

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learning crochet

While I know how to knit, it tends to put me to sleep – literally.  and there are things one can do with crochet that you can’t do with knitting, and vice versa.  Recently One of the Yarn companies had … Continue reading

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BEES???

Where are they?  These bird of paradise should be covered in them.  None here, none on my trumpet vines and there were hardly any on my rosemary earlier in the year.  My hives have failed and the guy down the … Continue reading

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not not gardening

it seems I can’t not garden.  So going really small and doing some things totally differently   This area is sort of perennials.  Two bags of last years potatoes had enough little ones left in there to come up on … Continue reading

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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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