Dry Your Own Herbs

One of the advantages of growing your own herbs is being able to harvest fresh plant parts when you need them. Also, when you grow your own, you can select plants that might not be readily available in the local market. Preserving some herbs will allow their use year...

Solar Veggie Chips

This is the time of year that zucchini are abundant; sometimes too abundant. These chips make a great, healthy snack and, in addition to using up some of the zucchini from your garden, they can be made on a partly cloudy day when the Sun Oven might not reach the...

Persimmon Leather

Persimmons are a sweet and delicious fruit filled with vitamins and minerals. They contain anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-aging compounds. Persimmons are known to help soothe sore throats and irritated digestive tracts. They’re good for colds,...

Squash Chips

  When they were in abundance at our farmer’s market, I bought a bunch of summer squash. They are not one of my favorite frozen foods. In an attempt to find an alternative way to preserve them, I dehydrated them in our Sun Oven®.  They were sliced in a uniform...

Sun Dried Apple Snacks

Dried fruit is great as a snack on their own or chop it up for use in oatmeal and baked goods. Cinnamon-Apple Slices Ingredients 4 small apples, cored, peeled, and cut into 1/8-inch slices sugar (optional) cinnamon Preparation Set Sun Oven out to preheat. Line 3...
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