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Sunny Hard-Cooked Eggs

As mentioned in an earlier post, we love eggs. And one of our favorite ways to enjoy them is hard cooked- for snacks, as a quick light meal, in egg salad, etc. So for us one of the main selling points of the All American Sun Oven is the ability to hard cook eggs without [...]

Homestead Tools – the ultimate solar appliance!

We’re starting a new blog theme called “Homestead Tools”. This is where we will periodically share with you the tools that are must-haves on our off-grid homestead. To kick it off, we introduce the All American Sun Oven, considered the ultimate solar appliance with good reason! Those who know me know that I am a [...]

Growth

Progress often comes more slowly than we’d like, but like the rings of a tree reveal, slow growth is sometimes better than fast. When the growth rings are spaced far apart it means growth took place quite fast. This could mean a weak tree; lumber milled from such timber might mean it is not as [...]

By |2014-03-19T14:45:35-07:00March 17th, 2014|Ranch Life|0 Comments

Wood Stove Cooking

I love cooking on a simple wood stove! Whether it is cowboy coffee (boiled), pancakes (hot cakes, griddle cakes… whatever you call them!), fried eggs, grilled cheese sandwiches or what have you, the final result always seems to taste so much better! Recall the old saying that one has “slaved all day over a hot [...]

By |2014-03-17T15:04:38-07:00March 17th, 2014|Cooking, Ranch Life, Solar Living|0 Comments