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...

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...

Spicy Sweet Potato Solar Soup

Smokey, spicy, Chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce pair well with sweet potatoes. To find the level of spiciness that’s right for you start with half of one chile, adding a little more each time until it’s to your liking. Sun Oven Chipotle Sweet Potato...

Cauliflower Soup with Smothered Onions

The slow cooked smothered onions are what give this soup its flavor. When I don’t have anything else going on in my oven I make a large batch to use in soups and sauces or as a burger topping during the week. Sun Oven Cauliflower Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon...

Super Simple Solar Lunch

This satisfying solar lunch is insanely easy and the variations are infinite. I’m partial to bean soups, but really any kind will work. The squash I used today were rather small. If yours are bigger simply increase the amount of soup and pasta. The pasta ratio...

Solar Navy Bean Soup

Cook the bulk of  this soup in the day time when the sun is out then finish it up with the pasta stovetop just before serving; later the same day or on a busy weeknight. The recipe can be doubled, but only heat up as much as you’ll be consuming right away. The...
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