Re: [gardeners] bread, homemade

Bargyla Rateaver (
Wed, 08 Aug 2001 20:01:23 +0100

No, I think a solar oven would cook a meal in one morning. Start in
early a m and have it for dinner that evening.  But I have not seen an
ad for one, for years now. They used to be popular, many ads. wrote:

> Bargyla, I don't know the answer to that one! Maybe a
> solar oven? Maybe flat bread? (Chapatti?)
> You're right though. A bread machine usually is (electric)
> switched on for 2 - 3 hours, the kneading time, the rising
> time, and the baking time. It would probably be as costly
> as a traditional oven used for an hour. At least it doesn't
> heat up the house while it's working, though.
> Actually, I have a friend who is so impressed with her
> solar oven, (sun something or other brand), she's going
> into business selling them. I was wondering if anyone
> uses one, and actually to what benefit they'd be. It seems
> like it takes 'days and days' to cook a meal in one, even
> in our Tx summer heat.


Bargyla Rateaver