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3rd Place Honors at 2012 MY HERO International Film Festival

January 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Solar Cooking Projects   |   0 Comments

The Power From the Sun Film was honored at 2012 MY HERO International Film Festival. The film documenting Miami Country Day School students attempt at setting the 2012 Guinness Book of World Records™ for “The Most Cookies Baked In One Hour Using Solar Ovens” was the 3rd place winner in the High School Experimental category. An […]

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The Life Of The Traveling Solar Oven

September 03, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Solar Cooking Projects   |   0 Comments

In 2006, 8 year old Matthew Cohen learned about the benefits of solar cooking through a school project. From that point on, Matthew stayed actively involved in the solar oven movement. After seeing how the devastating 2010 earthquake left the people of Haiti suffering without electricity and unable to keep their drinking water safe, the […]

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World Record Event Raises Over $20,000

August 07, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Solar Cooking Projects   |   0 Comments

In addition to setting the Guinness Book of World Records™ for “The Most Cookies Baked In One Hour Using Solar Ovens, we raised over $20,000 which was enough money to send the 40 solar ovens used in the event as well as a Villager Oven to Haiti!

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Local Students Set A World Record With More In Mind Than Just The Record.

May 31, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Solar Cooking Projects   |   0 Comments

Hundreds of students dressed in bright orange Power From The Sun t-shirts filled the Miami Country Day School courtyard on Friday April 20, 2012 to attempt to set the Guinness Book of World Records™ for “The Most Cookies Baked In One Hour Using Solar Ovens”. Miami Country Day students attempted this record, in honor of […]

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Solar Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

April 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Solar Cooking Projects   |   0 Comments

Ingredients 2 cups + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 12 tablespoons unsalted butter -soft (1½ sticks) 1 cup light brown sugar ½ cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 – 1½ cups chocolate chips Directions Mix flour, salt, and baking soda […]

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