We hit 108°F this week in the Sierra Foot Hills of California. It's too hot to do much of anything, but it is definitely too hot to cook in the house. We have used our sun oven all summer, but this week we were particularly thankful to have an outdoor cooking apparatus, something that requires no electricity, charcoal, or propane.
The following recipes are fool-proof, easy, and reliable recipes for cooking in your sun-oven. You don't have to own a sun oven or solar cooker to use these recipes; you can easily use these recipes in your electric or gas oven as well. However, I highly recommend a sun oven. They are efficient, easy to use, and help to keep the heat outside on hot summer days.
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