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Solar Pizza

Solar Pizza

Who doesn't love a good pizza? As the temperature rises to three digits, the LAST thing we need or want is more heat inside our home, especially if we live without air-conditioning. So, rather than heat up the kitchen, I set out a solar oven and cook outdoors with...

Stir the Brew

Stir the Brew

Compost tea innoculates soil with beneficial microorganism. Plants LOVE this magical brew. You Will Need: A 5-gallon bucketA mesh bag1-2 cup of active compost as an inoculantNon-chlorinated water (use well water, rainwater, or let your tap water sit for at least 24...

Curing Olives

Curing Olives

This takes awhile, but WOW are these olives fantastic. I started in November and they were ready by March--and taste great!  Good instructions on honest-food.net website. I keep the giant glass jar in the refrigerator. They make a great addition to any potluck with...

Build a Solar Oven Like This

Build a Solar Oven Like This

It's clean, it's simple, it's inexpensive. And it's beautiful. For about a hundred dollars in materials, you can build yourself a solar oven from two cardboard boxes. Did you know that the Sun provides Earth with more energy in a DAY than humans use in an entire...