I have been a bad blogger these past few weeks. I apologize. I have my kids home and my husband around, and I just want to spend my time with them most days.
However, I am still solar cooking! Most things are oldies but goodies, but I should share how they are working out.
Chili – yet -just as good this time as it was the first day I solar cooked. I can’t recommend this recipe enough!
Cupcakes – I made the Bob’s Redmill Vanilla Cake ones this time, and they turned out better then the chocolate ones. I make them as cupcakes so that they will fit into the oven. I have to put a black towel over the muffin tin so that they will cook, and I’m having trouble with the towel getting into the batter. I may need to try toothpicks to alleviate this problem.
Rice – I bombed this. I have been cooking later in the afternoon as the sun is staying up longer and I have been able to cook after 3:00. However, the cooker just didn’t boil the water, so I had to regroup for this. Next time I’ll cook it earlier!
And then we went on vacation again (a bit a fiasco for another time) and once again the solar oven wouldn’t fit in the car.
The cooker itself is holding up well, though it is getting a bit dirty inside. I may need to try cleaning it again. Hopefully I will remember not to use vinegar, as the last time I ended up with vinegar tasting food! Yuck!