Category Archives: Alternative Fuel

Wonder Ovens – Keep Hot, Cold, or Cook!

The “wonderful” think about a “wonder oven” is that it can do lots of different things.   It looks like a floppy ottoman, or even an under-stuffed bean bag, but once you put a container inside, it begins to take … Continue reading

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What is a Wonder Oven?

What is a wonder oven and how does it work?  Come learn from Megan Smith of www.myfoodstoragecookbook.com how this “oven” can not only cook your food but keep your ice cream from melting on the way home from the store. If you’re … Continue reading

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Cooler Corn

I got this from a friend.  Don’t know who originally wrote it but thought it was definitely worth passing along!  Enjoy! Am I the only person who hasn’t heard of “cooler corn”?  Over the weekend I was blindsided by the … Continue reading

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Sun Oven Provides Solutions for Emergency

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) – September is National Preparedness month and with the flooding, earthquakes, and hurricanes rattling America’s nerves, there couldn’t be a better time for families to start thinking about how prepared they are.   Watch short … Continue reading

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Cooking on a Volcano

After my last show with Debbie Kent of Peace of Preparedness  and listening to her suggestion to have at least three alternatives for cooking food, I took stock of what I had and their fuel sources: 1.  sun oven – … Continue reading

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Chicken & Rice

Another busy day.  At 9 am I carried the sun oven outside.  It weighs less than 10 lbs. so it’s very easy to carry. I filled one of the pans with brown rice and added water and a touch of … Continue reading

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Bottled Sausage

On my last trip to Costco, I bought a family-sized package of Italian sausage.   In the past, I have divided up the contents and put it in our freezer.  This time, I decided that since I’ve had such success with “bottling” ground … Continue reading

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Cake Failure

Well, it was bound to happen! I baked a yellow cake in the sun oven yesterday and it just didn’t rise like the chocolate cake did last week. The reason? I think it’s because the skies were more overcast and … Continue reading

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Wheat Bread Kissed by the Sun

With the temperature outside at or close to 100 degrees today, I thought it would be a good day to bake wheat bread. I used my friend Christy’s recipe. Let me say right now that I had 4 grandkids here … Continue reading

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Banana Bread from the Sun

With the temperatures in Houston at 90 degrees and more, I decided to use my SOS Sport sun oven to bake banana bread. Not only was it an experience in cooking without electricity but it kept the kitchen from being … Continue reading

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