We’ve all been there, the brief weekend camping trip where you only pack the essentials and pass on the extras. Instead of delicious meals cooked on your camping stove, maybe you settled for a couple cans of beans warmed up over the fire--not the best camping food in the world but it gets the job done.
Being comfortable is important. Why would you spend all the time and energy to go camping just to miss out on some of the finer things in life?
Nothing finishes off a great, solar powered meal quite like a sweet, sun baked dessert
This is a healthy one pot dish ideal for solar cooking. The curry sauce is simply whipped up in the blender then poured over the veggies before cooking. In a pinch you could always use a jar of pre-made curry.
Used aboard in Florida and in Puerto Rico
This post is from our sailor friend John Lison!
Owning a solar powered tiny house, or a home powered by standard utility, comes with many challenges--properly utilizing space, being eco-friendly, not having guests over--the list goes on. Luckily the Solavore Sport, a solar oven, offers a lot of different ways to make your tiny house lifestyle just that much more comfortable--not to mention take you one step closer to having an awesome, off-the-grid solar powered tiny house.
This recipe was adapted for solar baking from one found on The Splendid Table. We were curious about solar baking with olive oil, and are very happy with the result. In addition to the health benefits (no saturated fat compared to butter) the subtle herbal flavor of the olive oil is just right to balance the citrus in this recipe.
Glamping: glamorous camping.
Life is all about the balance right? We want to be outdoors, it’s crucial for us to get out and experience nature. However, when it comes to sleeping, we don’t necessarily want to rough it each time and go traditional camping. And hey, there is absolutely nothing wrong with that! So instead of going camping- we go glamping. We get to hike all day, swim, explore, adventure and come back to a- dare we say- “cute” place to hang out for the evening.
We're making plans for Mardi Gras and figured we'd start with a hearty gumbo recipe. This one features sausage meatballs and shrimp; it was perfect after a long day slow cooking in the sun. In February we still need to remember to start cooking early, this gumbo went in the oven by 10:00 am to take advantage of all the sun had to offer.