Monthly Archives: May 2013

  • Solar cooking is a method that has been growing in popularity and sophistication in recent years, probably due to the emphasis on emergency preparedness.

    A solar oven is basically a box or reflective container that absorbs and magnifies the power of sunlight to produce temperatures hot enough to cook food. It works by converting ultraviolet light rays from the sun to longer infrared rays that cannot escape and have the right energy to make the water, fat and protein molecules in the food vibrate vigorously and heat up. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Emergency Cooking

  • 1. Learn what to look for.

    Don´t be intimidated. Ask questions. Don´t buy until you get the answers you want.

    2. Think in terms of calories per person per day.

    High stress situations require more calories. Under normal circumstances, adults need 2000-2600 calories per day, more if very active. (...)

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    Posted In: Insight, Food Storage

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