May 10, 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. (...)