Solar Braised Chicken

  Chicken, garlic, lemon, and olives come together divinely in this easy to prepare, sure to please, one pot dish. Sun Braised Chicken with Lemon and Olives Ingredients 1 chicken cut into 8 pieces, trimmed of excess fat Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons...

French Onion Soup

Slow cooked caramelized onions are always a good thing to have on hand. During the shorter winter days I like to take advantage of the morning sun  to make a batch. That way I can put together a dinner stovetop and the bulk of the cooking has already been done in the...

Simple Solar Cinnamon Muffins

This is one of my go to muffin recipes for two reasons: it uses ingredients the I generally have on hand and, since it only yields six muffins, fitting a full batch in the Sun Oven is not an issue. Plus, it’s not too sweet. OK, that’s three reasons. Sun...

Sun Roasted Carrots with Mint

The fresh mint is a nice twist in this recipe, but if you can’t find it flat-leaf parsley will do. Solar Roasted Carrots with Mint (adapted for the Sun Oven from Not Your Mother’s Casseroles by Faith Durand) Ingredients 2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut...

Solar Simmered Chicken in a Pot

With cold and flu season upon us there is nothing more comforting than a steaming hot bowl of  chicken broth. I like to serve the strained broth as a starter and the meat and vegetables as the main course. If you prefer, the meat can be shredded, the veggies chopped...