Hot Pot Solar Cooker ~ A Different Kind of Slow Cooker

I’ve done a lot of cooking with my good old Rival Crock Pot, but today I saw something really cool, that I thought would be a lot of fun to cook with.

Hot Pot Solar Cooker ~ it’s a solar cooker.  Good Morning America did a piece on it, and it looks really cool. It heats up to cooking temperatures in an hour, and stays at cooking temperatures for up to 6 hours.

I bet you could do just about anything you do in the crock pot in this solar cooker.  Here’s a video I found of people using this Hot Pot Solar Cooker to cook Frijoles ~

What a great way to keep the house cool in the summer, and teach the kids a great lesson in solar power.

I’ve read some great reviews of the Hot Pot Solar Cooker, but I’d love to hear if you’ve used it and how it went! Please leave comments in the comment section below.

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