Parchment or Silicone?

Ever since I’ve had my baking racks I’ve gone back an forth between using parchment paper and silicone mats. They each have their pros and cons.  Usually, I choose one or the other depending on my mood, but I always wonder if my results would have been...

Saffron Solar Chicken Stew

Dutch ovens work great in combination with the Sun Oven. They can easily go from stove to Sun Oven and back again as needed. They’re perfect for browning meats prior to solar cooking or sauce reduction after. Serve this Moroccan inspired stew with couscous to...

Solar Roasted Garlicky Goodness

Even on days when I’m taking a break from cooking I still like to set up my Sun Oven. It comes in handy for all sorts of things. Keeping a pot of coffee warm, heating up a frozen meal for lunch, and making Sun Oven Sun Tea  are just a few of the things that come...

Solar Baked Muffins and Tea

The oat flour gives these tea infused muffins a slightly chewy texture. If you’re like me and don’t really use a lot of oat flour, look for a well stocked grocery store that sells it (and other ingredients you only use occasionally) in bulk. That way...

Racks and Mats

The new dehydrating racks were the perfect excuse I’d been looking for to invest in some silicone baking mats – just in time for the holiday baking season. The first thing I wanted to experiment with was a batch of crunchy crackers. I was so excited to try...
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