Summer is my favorite season. Truly. Everything in the garden is in full swing, the chickens are laying eggs non stop, new life is growing all around the homestead. It’s a great time to experiment with new recipes with veggies from the garden as well. But, the heat in the kitchen from cooking is unbearable […]
Our family has made solar ovens in the past from cardboard boxes and aluminum foil. Such a tool made a great Boy Scout or grade school science project when I was young, a curiosity or home school activity more recently. We built devices that could at least warm leftovers on a very sunny day, but […]
Summer’s heat is on, and it’s a doozy! I don’t like to cook much in the summer, as it just heats up the kitchen even more. However, my family LOVES rice for stir frys, fried rice and other dishes, especially in the summer as the garden gives us delicious veggies to use with it. I […]
Ever wonder how a solar oven compares to an electric oven? Here’s a little experiment we did with ours using the humble but tasty dinner roll. See the results and judge for yourself which is good and which is best.
You work too hard to nurture your garden, don’t waste one precious veggie. I’ll Use Dehydrated Jalapenos For A Little Home-Grown SIZZLE In Our Food. No Purchased Plastic Containers Of Jalapeno Seasoning For Me! #TaylorMadeRanch
We’ve all seen the blueprints – it looks so easy, right? Just stick a few cardboard boxes together and add some plastic wrap, and you can use the heat of the sun to preserve or even cook your food! Save electricity! Be greener! Yeah. And grow an ulcer as you try to make the darn […]