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Solar Cooking

What is it about outdoor cooking that we all love? Is it the fresh air? Is the feeling of adventure? Is it the primordial memory of our pre-historic roots? Whatever the reason. Cooking outdoors is fun and festive. I love cooking outdoors. My outdoor kitchen includes smokers, grills, fryers, dutch ovens, and solar cookers.  Although […]

Old Town Trolley Tours San Diego

Old Town Trolley Tours

  Disclaimer: Complimentary tickets were provided by Old Town Trolley Tours for the review. However, all opinions are my own. Going to San Diego? Be sure to take a ride on the Old Town Trolley Tours. We were in San Diego recently and decided to take ride on the Old Town Trolley Tours.  The tour […]

windshield shade solar cooker

My First Solar Oven

My First Solar Oven My first solar oven was actually not an “oven” at all. It was a panel cooker. But I really didn’t know the difference back then.  I had become aware of, and interested in, solar cooking after sitting day after day out in the sweltering Arizona sun, tending our sales booth at […]

How to make a windshield shade solar cooker

How to make a Windshield Shade Solar Cooker

Here is how to make a windshield shade solar cooker.A simple, reflective  Accordion Windshield Shade  can easily be converted into an effective solar cooker. The silver windshield shades are very popular car accessories in the Southwestern parts of the United States. They come in various sizes and can be purchased in most general merchandise stores […]

Five Solar Oven Reviews

Five Solar Oven Reviews

Last year, I was fortunate enough to review several of the most popular solar ovens on the market. Some of these were sponsored posts, but some were not. In any event, all were my own personal opinion. As it would turn out, those reviews, plus a couple from previous years turned out to be my […]