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As a result of last Saturday’s Solar Cook Off, I spent some time this morning talking to Paul Munsen of Global Sun Ovens. My initial reason for talking to him was that I wanted to find out the difference between the older Global Sun ovens and the new All American Global Sun oven. There was one at the cook off and it reached a bit higher temperatures than the older models. However, we ended up talking about all types of solar cooking and this led to some good tips on how to best utilize a solar oven.
Paul said that the glass used in the new All American Global Sun Oven is a low iron glass that blocks less of the sun’s rays and is 25% thicker than on the older models. …Read More...
At the solar cook off there were successes and near failures. I want to write about one of the near failures. This was something I have heard about in the past and have been told that it worked. Now this improsed oven was not a complete failure, I can see some possible uses for it.
A young lady brought a tire and window and attempted to make a solar oven with them. She set the tire on concrete and put an open topped aluminum dish in it filled with potatoes and zucchini. She then placed the window over the top to contain the heat.…Read More...
This last Saturday I had the opportunity to attend a Solar Cook off. The event lasted most of the day. We started cooking at about 10 am and ate a great potluck meal about 4 pm. There was wide variety of foods cooked, roasted chicken, pot roast, vegetables, corn bread, beans and cakes.
This is the third year we have done it and you can notice changes and improvements in the types of ovens. This year about a third of the ovens were Global Sun ovens, the rest were various other commercial and improvised ovens.
While all seemed to work well, the Global Sun Oven outperformed all of the others. …Read More...