Temperatures for Solar Cooking

HOW TO Make Your Own Solar Oven – Fast, Easy and Cheap

Solar ovens are fantastic fun for all ages. It’s a special thing to be able to cook your own food without electricity. Our giant solar oven in the school garden was all the rage. Classes would pass by and peer inside, watching the temperature gauge rise and veggie chips crisp up. We couldn’t afford to buy a premade solar cooker – they can cost hundreds of dollars. After studying ... »

cook fish in foil over campfire

Foiled Again! The Best Campfire Fish

There’s nothing like campfire fish. Cooking it in foil keeps it moist and flaky. We learned the hard way (bits of charcoal for dinner) that there are a few keys to success: 1) Choose ingredients that can stand up to the heat such as cod, cauliflower, zucchini and peppers. 2) Cook the packets on a grate instead of directly on coals. If you can’t use a grate, let the coals die down a bit... »