Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Clouds Cause Chicken and Potatoes to Move Inside

The forecast did say it would be partly sunny today. I thought that meant scattered clouds with intermittent sunlight all day. Instead we started out with clear skies and the clouds gradually built up until they had taken over. By 1 p.m., after a morning of on and off cloud cover, it was time to give in and move my chicken thighs with thyme and garlic, and the baked potatoes into the indoor oven. They had been in the Sun Oven since 10:30 a.m. and were close to done. Everything was ready after about ten minutes at 375ºF. Tomorrow I'll be going to Flagstaff on business and the forecast is the same. I could make it back in time for dinner, but I don't want to risk it. I'll have a relaxing meal on the road and resume solar cooking on Friday.


  1. With partly cloudy weather again this morning, I'm debating whether to try to cook my beans outside or not today. They really do best with higher heat. Maybe I'll bring them to a boil inside first and then put them out.

  2. Yes, it's tough to know what to do when these intermittent clouds are hovering around. :)