East Bay Express Covers Solar Cooking at EcoHouse

“At ten in the morning, the usual fog layer covered North Berkeley. Reyel and Michaela Daystar, self-described solar cooking enthusiasts, were leading one of their occasional workshops in fuel-less cooking. The only problem was that the source of their fuel — the sun — was missing.

“Instead, Reyel entertained the dozen or so spectators with stories of cooking a hot dog in a Pringles canister, barbecuing ribs sans grill, and roasting a chicken with only the sun’s concentrated rays (“it’s off the bone”). The three-hour workshop was one of a series in sustainable living hosted by the Ecology Center at the EcoHouse in North Berkeley. Students sat semicircle in a garden taken over by flowers and fruit, waiting for the sun.”

Click here to read the entire story. [Photo by Caitlin Esch]

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