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DianeElizabeth's picture
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Best travel stove on the go. Requires no fuel except twigs, sticks, pine cones, etc and charges your cell phone to boot.

http://www.biolitestove.com/campstove/camp-overview/features/

Check out the biolite camp stove.  They are coming out with a homestove in the future.

 

For now this one is extremely portable and cooks without fuel other than renewable sources like sticks, pine cones, etc

 

 

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Croatoan's picture
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Prize for 'Sun in the box' cooker

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7991654.stm


Prize for 'Sun in the box' cooker

By Richard Black 
Environment correspondent, BBC News website 

A cheap solar cooker has won first prize in a contest for green ideas.

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Baking and cooking without power or gas

What is the best way to secure a reliable source of heat for cookery in the event of absence of power or piped gas?

Obviously a camping stove with a gas cannister would be useful, but I'm wondering whether it is possible to obtain a wood and/or coal fired stove which will serve for both frying and baking, so a burner, a hob and an oven. The ability to bake seems very important to maintain a good diet. Ideally this machine will also provide a good source of heating.