ERIC Number: ED380297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Cooking with the Sun. How To Build and Use Solar Cookers.
Halacy, Beth; Halacy, Dan
For those working with solar energy and/or conservation and the careful use of resources, constructing a solar oven can be a fun and useful activity. This book describes the construction and use of solar ovens for cooking. Construction details are provided for two inexpensive solar ovens and a reflector hot plate that can then be used to cook 100 tested recipes. Chapter topics include: (1) a brief history of solar cookers; (2) solar energy and how to use it; (3) building the solar oven; (4) building the solar hot plate; (5) other solar cookers; (6) introduction to solar cookery; (7) breads; (8) vegetables; (9) legumes and grains; (10) casseroles; (11) poultry and fish; (12) meat; and (13) desserts. Appendices contain instructions for a minimal solar box cooker, suppliers of solar cooking equipment, and author information. (LZ)
Morning Sun Press, P.O. Box 413, Lafayette, CA 94549 ($7.95 plus $1.75 postage and handling; 20% discount on 10 or more copies).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
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