Originally Posted by Mr.Pliskin
...I realised I could go cut down fence posts or mesquite trees for fuel to heat food, but thats allot more expended energy for the meal rather than just waiting for the sun to heat it up...
That's one of the big pluses of solar cooking imo. If you can use it every day, then great; but even if the weather is such that you can only use it half the time, that still means that your other (stored) fuel only gets used half as much, and so lasts twice as long.
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