My Dirt Time The Adventures of Tom Sciacca

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I actually made solar jerky in 7 hours

The good news is that without any electric hookup, similar to how would be while camping, I made beef jerky in about 7 hours with only the sun. An electric dehydrator takes longer. They look like perfect jerky strips. The bad news is that they taste like plastic. Oh, what an idiot!

I need some metal racks. Once again, duh!

Anyway, my test was a success, I just screwed it up.

I hope to try this another weekend.

My test shows how valuable this solar oven cooker is not only if you enjoy solar cooking, but also for emergency preparedness. This is a real oven and if you lose all power, you can still cook just about anything, it's a great preparedness item. Or you can dry your perishable foods before they go bad in an emergency situation. Also, if you lose power, it would be very difficult to run your home oven on battery or generator power. Whereas our Hybrid Solar Oven Cooker is easy to run on a car battery or small generator. So you'll always be able to cook in any situation. It's not about the END OF THE WORLD - It's not about surviving a hypothetical PLANE CRASH - It's about the SATISFACTION YOU GET knowing you can take care of yourself and/or your family in ANY SITUATION, ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

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January 2011:
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January 2011:
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June 2010:
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March 2008:
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