The Global Sun Oven review

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When asked which solar cooker oven I recommend, I always mention the Global Sun Oven. It was the very first solar oven I owned and it shows plenty of wear and tear. It’s more expensive than other versions, but its designers came up with creative solutions to common issues that made solar cooking more challenging than it needed to be.

Now, this oven has been re-designed with a few more bells and whistles and the interior can now easily handle a 9×13 pan, which is the most popular size baking dish, at least in my house! The All-American Sun Oven is available only in the U.S., and it makes cooking by the power of the sun easier than ever.

First, the oven is 20% bigger. It can accommodate that rectangular baker you love and bake 2 loaves of bread, side by side. This improvement is a very welcome one.

The oven’s glass door is thicker and has a better sealing gasket. Together, these improvements will provide hotter cooking temperatures and, more importantly, shorter cooking times. The All-American Sun Oven’s page says that this new version of their oven will cook a 2 1/2 pound roast in 1 hour, 20 minutes and a chocolate cake in 35 minutes. (Be sure you pre-heat the oven by setting it out in the sun at least 15-20 minutes before you place your baking dish inside.)

Once I learned how to align the Sun Oven with the sun in order to maximize the cooking power of the sun, it was easy, but the All-American makes it even easier with an E-Z Sun Tracker. With a glance you can determine if your oven is situated properly. This will help your food cook more quickly.

On a sunny afternoon, I placed two raw eggs on the leveling tray in the oven.  The oven was hot, right at 350 degrees.  No directions were given regarding the length of cooking time, so I just figured I would break open an egg after 20 minutes to see if it was fully cooked.  To keep a short story short, the egg was perfectly cooked!  There was no dark green ring around the yoke to indicate over-cooking, and the entire egg was soft but definitely hard boiled.  Impressive!

The second experiment involved a frozen chicken.  The president of Sun Oven, Paul Munsen, says that he puts a frozen chicken in his Sun Oven in the morning, along with some seasonings and vegetables, and the chicken slow cooks all day long until it’s perfectly finished by the end of the day.  Well, my chicken was well and truly frozen on the morning of the experiment.  I spread a bit of olive oil over the chicken with a sprinkling of salt and pepper, popped it in a covered baker and into the Sun Oven a little after 9 a.m.  I was running errands all day long, but when I checked on the chicken at 4:30 that afternoon, it was fully cooked and ultra moist.  Wow!

If you’ve been looking at solar ovens and wondering which to buy, the All-American Sun Oven is a winner.

I’m excited that for a limited time, you can buy the All-American and save up to $70 on a package that includes:

  • One  All American SUN OVEN®
  • New SUN OVEN® eCookbook & Emergency Preparedness CD featuring 600 recipes, hundreds of pictures, video clips and much more which has been developed by Cook’n, the award winning and #1 best-selling recipe organizer.
  • Multi-Level Dehydrating & Baking Rack Set (set of 3 racks w/1 roll parchment paper)
  • Two Easy Stack Pots w/interchangeable enamel and a glass lids
  • Multi-Fuel Water Pasteurizing Indicator (WAPI)
  • Two Loaf Pans
  • Free shipping within Contiguous U.S.

Check out the new All-American Sun Oven!

 

 

 

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529 thoughts on “The Global Sun Oven review”

  1. Barbara Talmadge

    I would LOVE to try it out in Seattle’s gloom and drizzle — that actually doesn’t bother me at all but I fret about whether solar anything would really function here.

  2. I would love one of these! My husband and I are very much survivalist and prepping and have yet to figure out a way to cook without power. I believe an E.M.P. (terrorist or sun caused) will cause the apocalypse and I think this would be the greatest thing to have!

  3. Please please please!!! I would love to win this one. We love the sun oven and to have a new and improved one would be awesome. 🙂

  4. Francesca Hutchinson

    I LOVE your site and I would LOVE to win a Sun Oven. I went to the website and watched the videos. This company is doing a great job.

  5. Cool! I would love to win this. I am new to this and overwhelmed by the amount of supplies I will need to have.

  6. WIL COLQUHOUN

    I definitely would use this. Have tried the homemade version with some limited success.

  7. A friend of mine invited me over for a meal cooked on their sun oven this past weekend. It was phenomenal! Maybe if I win I can return the favor!

  8. Please? This would so help me cut down on my gas bill during these trying times of sequestration and furloughs.

  9. This is the perfect solution to those of us that are subjected to Mother Natures occasional bouts of fury causing us to lose our power or those trying to be more “green”! Excellent product!

  10. This would be nice to use even when it is 90 degrees outside. Never want to run the oven when it is that hot!

  11. I love this! Just bought my first solar/ hand crank radio to start my prepper items

  12. Rachael Domann

    This is so awesome!!!! Would be such a great reassurance to have during a loss of power!!!! Hope I’m the winner!!! 🙂

  13. I’d love this. My hubby thinks he could make one but, well, this would be much less of a headache:)

  14. This is great! Something I’ve been looking for. Thanks for the chance to win it!

  15. This would make a great addition to my life style. I already use hand can opener, slicers, meat slicers etc….I plan to go all solar bit by bit in the next few years. This would be awesome!

  16. charlene Heath

    I have been shopping these and keeping my eye on this one! I would be so thrilled to actually win one!

  17. Sabrina Barton

    I have heard wonderful things about the Sun Oven. I would love to win. Thank you for the contest.

  18. Oh the wonderful things I could make in this and NOT heat my house up in the summer. Or, not have to worry about how I’m going to cook a meal. I’d LOVE to win!

  19. This has been on my self-sufficiency list for a long time and I would LOVE to be able to add one to my supplies. I’ve been busy learning vegetable gardening, growing herbs and and stocking the pantry and this would fit in nicely with the rest of my homesteading/prepping desires. Thanks for that chance.

  20. Awesome! I’ve had my eye on one of these for awhile but always seem to spend my money before I can save up for one. Thanks for the giveaway.

  21. DeeJay Phillips

    This would be a great for me and mine! I have to stay out of heat so being able for my family to bake outside would help keep our home cooler!

  22. I’ve always been curious about these. If I win I can find out for myself what it can do. Thanks for the opportunity.

  23. The new improvements sound great! I think this would make a wonderful addition to my preps.

  24. Susan Applegate

    I would really love to win this! I want a solar oven soooooo bad! Thanks for the giveaway.

  25. I used to work at an electric company that put on teacher workshops and my favorite where the teacher workshops where we made cardboard solar ovens. I would love to win the real deal!

  26. We’d love one of these! We already use our tiny, sunny balcony to grow food, dry laundry, and make sun tea… having a sun oven seems to be the natural next step, be useful during a power outage of any length, and the gas bill savings will get us to our dream house that much more quickly.

  27. This would be great in the Texas heat. No heating up the kitchen and plenty of sun to cook whatever you want.

  28. quite simply the coolest machine I’ve learned about in years! OMG – I want one of these … bad!

  29. Arlene Johnson

    I have wanted one of these since the first time I saw one advertised, but have not been able to afford one. . I lived in snow country for 31 years and many times we were without power, sometimes up to two weeks. I always tried to keep Sterno in the cupboard, but that was only good for a short time. This would be ideal for being without power for a longer time.

  30. I like diversification and this solar Sun Oven would offer another way of cooking and baking. It would give me another way to help my family. The best part of the Sun Oven, it would offer use of free energy – the Sun!! I like diversification

  31. I would love to have one of these Sun Ovens for my family! With energy costs going up, this is a great way to save some money, and cook healthy meals for my family.

    Thank you for running this contest!

  32. I attended the class given by the owner of the Global Sun Oven company in SLC last year, and we have wanted one ever since.

    I would really enjoy cooking meals for my family in this oven, and helping protect the environment as a bonus!

    Thank you Survival Mom!

  33. We’ve been looking at Sun Oven reviews and have been impressed with what we’ve found. I hate to heat up the kitchen with all the summertime cooking and am seeing something like this as a solution not only to a possible survival situation, but also to our needs today here at home. It’s definitely high on our wish list…

  34. This is just what we’ve been looking for! Would love to win one!
    Good Luck to everyone!!

  35. Rachel Jaramillo

    Come on random number picker thingy…pick me!!! I. WANT. ONE.!!!!!! I’ve had my eye on this oven for a while now!

  36. You’re such a wealth of knowledge! I love all you do. I’ve been wanting one of these since I saw it on your website. Good luck everyone!!

  37. I’m getting older and weaker and would love to have the help of this new oven.
    Thankx,annie

  38. A solar oven is one of the many things that I would love to have in order to be more prepared. I can’t think of anything that would be more comforting then a nice casserole or pot roast in a bad situation, except maybe some chocolate chip cookies!

  39. So Awesome! This would be a great way to include my toddler in cooking, while teaching all kinds of useful info! Great prize! 😀

  40. I’ve been interested in solar energy since I was a kid. It would be neat to get to try this out!

  41. Debbie Malinak

    Would love to have this solar oven to use when my sister and I rough it at the beach!

  42. Hi Lisa my favorite Prepper Lady
    I would love to add this sun oven to my preps. It would help me keep my family and neighbors fed!
    ~April

  43. Cassandra Lumpkin

    I’ve been thinking about buying something like this for a while, thanks for the review!

  44. I have a Global Sun Oven and LOVE IT, would love to win the All American so I can give one to my parents.

  45. Very cool! 🙂
    Found your blog through your book and I’m so thankful I did! Such a wonderful resource!

  46. debbie schmidt

    I would LOVE to have this! I want to show kids how it works when I help them make a ‘solar oven’ from recyclables! And, of course, I want to cook with it, too! We have sun in Oregon, too…………

  47. I love my Sun Oven but it drives me nuts that I can’t get a lasagna pan in it. This would be great!

  48. Have grains, several grains, experienced bread baker, will bake various types of breads in THIS sun oven if I win it, for my big family and my great neighbors!

  49. I have use a old solar with little luck, liquid gas stoves, now I am living the RV (5th wheel) and would like to try living off the grid as I travel. As the money comes available will purchase if not winning, this and use as a daily cooking.

  50. Carol McDonough

    Would love to have one. We could save on energy cooling house (only have window cooler) and be able to cook for elderly parents too if power is down.

  51. After being without power this weekend, a sun oven rose higher on the priorities list. This would be awesome to win!

  52. This has definitely been on my list of things to buy, but the price makes it hard to justify right now. It would be WONDERFUL to win one!

  53. I made a solar oven out of cardboard boxes, newspaper, aluminum foil and a roaster bag as the window. It got up to about 175 degrees. That was just before Y2K.

    I wold LOVE to have one of these. Please accept this as an entry.

  54. Looks like a good piece of equipment. Winner or not, I am looking forward to trying my hand at solar cooking. I especially want to try a parabola to heat a skillet.

  55. Eileen Meader

    I have tried making a home made solar oven and so far it has come up way short. Would love to win a sun oven.

  56. We have been using ours almost every weekend as long as the sun is out, the old one is awesome, can only imagine how nice the new one is.

  57. I’ve started prepping for my family and also for my daughters family. Would love to have a solar oven. Thank you,

  58. I would love to win this! It looks like good improvements on the old model, good for those of us who didn’t get around to buying the old one. 🙂

  59. We have the perfect place for this and one of these days we will get one. winning one would even be better. 😉

    KountryKathi

  60. KRISTIN THOMPSON

    Thank you for all of your hard work on this blog, I am a regular reader and I can tell you are helping not just me, but a lot of people get prepared!! Thank YOU!! And thanks for letting us have a chance to win!!

  61. I’d like to submit our family for a chance to win an All American Sun Oven. If we win we’ll have two new cooking buddies. The Sun Oven and The Sun 🙂

  62. Thank you for yet another great giveaway! You rock!
    I would love to win something ( actually anything, LOL ) such as this and would love to experiment with some great tried and true recipes!
    Count me in!

  63. It would be amazing to win this oven. Last summer we built an outdoor Italian woodfire oven so this would be a great solar compliment when we don’t want to fire the other oven to cook. We have implemented other solar (sustainable) items in our life and this would be great.

  64. Getting a sun oven has definitely been on my to-do list for awhile. Thanks for the opportunity!

  65. This would be such a blessing. It’s definitely on my wish list. Thank you for this opportunity.

  66. I would love to have one of these. My entire house runs on electricity and it worries me to think about cooking with no power. I can only store so much fuel for the grill, but the sun will always come out tomorrow!

  67. I really would be blessed to have this. I am trying to learn to be self sufficient and gardening and new skills everyday. This would be an awesome addition to our household.

  68. Jennifer Crump

    This would be great for baking in the summer. I have never used one of these, but would love to try it out.

  69. Solar is the way to go as an alternative source of power. We live in FL and experience times when our power is knocked out due to crazy weather. How fantastic to still be to be able to have some normal meals even when the power is gone.(:o)

  70. Nichelle Martin

    I would LOVE to win this! As a single income military family trying to be self sufficient, this is awesome and I would love one but they are a but pricey! Thank you for the awesome giveaway!!!

  71. It would be awesome and then some to win this!! Thanks for offering such a wonderful giveaway! 🙂

  72. Awesome! We are just starting our journey and need all the help we can get…turning teens on to this is difficult.

  73. My family and I have been learning and prepping for about a year now. It is a slow progress but this is on our list I hope I could win this because this is what we are working towards but prepping is expensive so we do what we can and would be a big help!

  74. Lisa,

    I would love to win this item. The Sun Oven has been on my wish list for a very long time. Thanks you for the chance to win

  75. mary ann pratt

    This is the answer to living without electricity, even in these Northern states

  76. Michele Puccini

    I have been wanting a Sun Oven for as long as I can remember! Would LOVE to win this!!

  77. WOW!!! This is out of my price range at the moment, but is at the top of my wish list, winning would bring a bit more prepping peace of mind!!

  78. Yes please. Since it is summer, this is a perfect time to get the Global Sun Oven powered up and cooking. Thank you!

  79. I would live to win a sun oven. I have wanted one for so long but unable. Thank you for your great blog and work you do.

  80. OOOOH! I want to try one of these so bad! The hot summer swelter has descended on Louisiana without an ounce of mercy. Cooking outside would save electricity and time (I love slow cooked food)

  81. I have actually built a sun oven from cardboard boxes and tin foil, and it works sort of. But decided immediately that I wanted one of these. It would be a tremendous blessing to my sister and I. God bless you.

  82. Wow! Thanks for having such a great giveaway! I get so much from your posts. I’m pretty much a newbie, only gathering supplies for about the last year as my tight budget allows. But we camp a lot and cook on a camp stove and open fire. The kids would really be into trying out recipes with this oven. What a great way to expand the possibilities if there’s no power!

  83. I teach both canning and basic prep classes (along with DH); we do not charge – we simply teach; I would love to try this and incorporate it into my teachings. Just can’t afford to buy one right now, or I would.

  84. I have been thinking about one of these for a long time but just haven’t had the money put aside yet. This would be great! Thanks so much for offering the chance to win!

  85. I would like to try one of these out. Great for being prepared or even a day out of the house.

  86. I want to win this sun oven! It’s on the top of my wish list!! I’m not a mom (yet) but I love this site! So much great information!!! Thanks, Survival Mom!!

  87. Win it or buy it, I will have one soon. I appreciate the chance to win it and enjoy your work. Thanks!

  88. I love your website & your radio program! I’ve learned so much about prepping from you that I am no longer overwelmed by it. Thank you for all you do. Would love to win the sun oven.

  89. Thank you for the great giveaway!! I’ve always thought that a sun over would be wonderful to have. It would be fabulous to win it!!

  90. What an exciting thing to give away. I know any of of your followers would be thrilled to win. Especially, me. 🙂

  91. It’s hurricane and tornado season in S.Texas. This is something I’ve been wanting to add to the box of supplies.

  92. I really would love an All American Sun Oven. It’s on our wish list, but to win one would be amazing! Thanks for the opportunity!

  93. Please pick me! Ever since I got my hands on Survival Mom’s book, I have been trying to prep and catch up….

  94. Kathryn Hancock

    Please enter me in this drawing. Wondering if this would work inside in a sunroom. Winters in Iowa can be brutal. We always seem to have sunshine though. I have a sunroom with south facing windows as well as west facing windows. Don’t know of a sun oven would heat enough outside in the bitter cold-but would it work in a sunroom?

    Would love to try.

  95. Thanks for this chance to win one! We live in California with almost constant sun and I would to have something on hand like this! You never know when I’m going to need an alternative cooking method.

  96. Katherine McMullan

    I’ve been using a foil lined dashboard shade, a tripod and a dutch oven to solar cook. Your choice has Everything I’ve wished mine could do. Please, please pick me!

  97. Jessica Allen

    I love that you can bake 2 loaves of bread at the same time. This would be great to use during our hot Georgia summers!!!

  98. I’m on the bandwagon with all those others who’d love to have one, especially as a gift. Thanks for the opportunity.

  99. Laura Milligan

    Can’t afford to buy one of my own. In fact, I can’t afford much in the way of prepping basics, but I try.

  100. Paula Diekhoff

    I have been wanting a solar oven for several years and have not saved up the money for one. A win would sure take care of that! Want to cook with one and see how it works. I think it is an amazing product. Thanks for sponsoring this contest.

  101. I would love the opportunity to learn to cook on one of these. Thank you for offering such a great giveaway!

  102. I would LOVE to have this. I have it on my list to make one. This would sure be better.

  103. Plenty of free sun here in MO….would love to win the oven. Son and I cooked pizza in a cardboard homemade cooker so imagine what we could do with a real oven!!

  104. What a great opportunity to add to my to my supplies I’ve learned so much from your site and I look forward to checking it out everyday to see what’s new. Thanks Lisa for doing all that you do!

  105. Would love to give this my son and daughter-in-law, both military and both starting out in their new home learning how to garden; building a chicken coop; and all things survival.

  106. Cherry Fessenden

    As much as I would love to have one, I would bet that there is someone else on your “list” that would never be able to buy one. Surprise them.

  107. What an offer!! We’ve tried 3 different ways to make a solar oven but can’t get over 180* even on a great day. Oh, to bake a cake or cook that meat. Dreaming!

  108. Hi!
    I just found your website, and really like it. I have gleaned many great ideas from it to supplement other similar sites. I wish I had kept the solar cooker my grandfather built years ago, but didn’t. Wow, if we only had foresight decades ago!
    This solar cooker would be great if I won it. Otherwise, someday I’ll have to buy one, if I can ever get that far down my list!.
    Thanks for being here with so many great ideas!

  109. I would love to have one of these, it’s been on my “wish list” for a few years now.

  110. I am really interested in Solar cooking. I’m looking forward to learning more about it.

  111. The Sun Oven is what is needed when the fuel for the stove runs out or some folks don’t have a oven.

  112. Awesome! Wow, cook and not heat up the kitchen or cook when there isn’t any power! Awesome!

  113. Ok, as a girl from AZ, living in AL, this is PERFECT! We have so much sun in either place I should be dark brown by now lol! I love the idea of being able to use this while camping, and just to save a little on the ever growing electric bill 🙂 Thanks for the opportunity!

  114. We have just started learning about prepping and alternative methods of energy and equipment. My six year old daughter loves gardening and baking. She loves when we use candles instead of the house lights. This would be a wonderful adventure to take with her. Baking by sun energy. Right up her alley. Plus, this would be the first major piece of equipment we would have since we started educating ourselves on life change events. Thank you for this opportunity.

  115. What a great giveaway. Thank you so much for the opportunity to win one. Good luck everyone.

  116. My wife are older and live in central florida and will have to bug in. This oven could very well be a life saver for us. Thanks M.

  117. Would love to have one of these ovens. Every time I have the money saved, something would come up that has a higher priority. Thank you for the opportunity of winning one.

  118. adelina warriner

    i so want one of these! would love to see how they work at high elevation with the more intense sunlight.

  119. Gertrude Ezell

    Thank you for the giveaway opportunity!
    This would be a definite bonus to my preps since currently I do not have an alternative cooking source except a fire.

  120. Live in AZ and would love to use the 115 F heat for something yummy, and not just a big electric bill. Love this site, I use it often to help my family get prepared. Thanks so much for all the great info!!

  121. Would be soo very happy to win the sun oven thanks so much for offering this! And thanks for all the great info you put out!

  122. This All American Sun Oven would make a great addition to my preps! Thanks for the opportunity!

  123. Saw one of these ovens at an ARRL field day site. Quite a nice device, they had it up to 325 easily.

  124. Would love to have this for my family! We could definitely put a sun oven to good use! Thx for the chance! 🙂

  125. I was just researching these today! I was having a hard time trying to choose which one to put on my wishlist but your description has definitely made it easier. I live in northern Washington state, so I’m not sure how effective a sun oven would be here, but I’d love to give it a try. Thanks for all the great information you post!

  126. Thanks for all of the updated information on the Sun Oven. I would love to win one of these!

  127. Nice size and man, that would come in handy around here with all of the sun we get. Not to mention keeping the kitchen cool. And how great to camping?!

  128. We cooked in a solar oven with our Girl Scout troop. This one is the “real deal”. I want to try it out!

  129. On the list!!! Hubs says we can make one, but his time is just about non existent.

  130. I would love to win this sun oven! I’ve been wanting one for a long time…it sure would help us be more self sufficient.

  131. I would love to have a chance to win this oven! I have been prepping for about 18 months now and the oven is the next thing on my list!

  132. This would be a welcomed addition to my family of 6…would help with the bread baking and meals! Thank You!

  133. I’ve been wanting to learn how to use a solar oven for a long time… having one of my own would be amazing!

  134. Would love to win this to offset the 20% pay cut that is about to hit me (yes, I’m a gov’t civilian about to be furloughed).

  135. Love your website and all the great help and advise you have to offer. Would love to win this oven and try my hand at solar cooking!!!

  136. Thank you for providing the opportunity to win a great piece of preparedness equipment.

  137. I have had cookies made in one of these when I was on a solar tour….would love one

  138. My mom had one but when she passed away, my sister gave it away. It was fun to use and let us cook on days when it was too hot to turn the oven on indoors. I would love to have one again.

  139. I would love one because I hear everyone raving how good everything tastes when cooked in the Sun Oven.

  140. I am so impressed with the new solar style of this oven. I love that it can accomodate a larger baking pan for goodies or the main course. I also appreciate that the glass is thicker and it bakes hotter. This would be wonderful to own.

    Linda

  141. Got my sour dough starter ready, just need the oven to bake it in. Thanksll you do Lisa

  142. Virginia Cusick

    Would love to have this solar oven, it would work great to sun dry my produce here in soggy Oregon! Just even getting the recipe book would be neat. It would help make the best use of our “U-Pick” farm savings if it could be dried using the sun, lets you get on with the other chores without having to watch everything! I would really love and use this oven big time =)!

  143. I have always wanted to try using solar and this oven just sounds amazing. In Nevada there are many people who have to live off grid because of where the jobs are, totally not by choice. I would sooooo share this little prize with my friends who all live off grid and we could all learn together.

  144. I would use this ALL the time, not just save it for an emergency!
    and the fact the it is made in the USA makes it a treasure!

  145. I’m new to self-reliance and the solar oven would be a fabulous welcome to my growing supplies and education.
    Thank you for all your wisdom and fun contests like this.

  146. I’m trying to learn solar cooking this summer with a homemade cardboard & tin foil oven. So far, and sadly, I can only get the temps high enough to soft cook an egg and that took 4 hours. I dream of a Sun Oven of my own.

  147. Chris Johnson

    I love the solar technology. The more things we can do with solar power the better. This oven looks like a lot of fun too.

  148. Would really like to give one of these a try. Good luck all and congrats to the person that wins.

  149. I am 72 years young and have been working for three years to get better at raised bed gardening, raising livestock, and methods of storing foods. I just bought ten acres and am going off the grid with solar and wind generating electricity. A solar oven was an expense that I thought was outside my budget. It would bring it all full circle.

  150. I bought a Global Sun Oven just for baking bread and love it. The larger size and new features of the All American sound wonderful. Thanks for the information and chance to win.

  151. Cool giveaway! I would love to upgrade. I bought the global version last summer. It is great, but the new size and help to position sounds even better. Two summers ago I made a diy one from the instructions here http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles/radabaugh30.html on the first use it made it to 350F, about 300 after that. I think it would be even better if I had preheated the cardboard before gluing the aluminum foil down. The cardbord shrinks causing wrinkles which makes it less efficient. Hope that helps someone else trying to build one!

  152. Wow! This looks and sounds amazing. What a wonderful addition to my cooking options this would be.

  153. I borrowed an oven like this about a month ago for a high school environmental science class demonstration. We got water to heat up to 85 degrees Celsius (well past pasteurization temp) very quickly, then we made s’mores. (Not an ideal use for an oven like this, but it was my first experience and I didn’t know how much to expect.) I would LOVE to have one of my own to experiment with during classes and then to USE (for longer periods) while away from school (in nature or at home).

  154. this is on my wish list, have been wanting one for a long time. thanks for the chance to win one

  155. Betty England

    I have not seen or heard of anyone I know use one of these. I would love to give it a try at one of the summer get togethers..would be a great alternative to standing over a stove indoors.

  156. Thanks for the chance. What a blessing you are to people who are trying to learn how to prepare for whatever life throws at them.

  157. Very cool giveaway! I’d love to have this oven! We have lost power in the past and typically use the grill or camp stove, but an oven would be an awesome addition to our “preparedness pile”! Thanks for the opportunity!

  158. Would love this! A great way to go green and not have to rely on the electric company!!!

  159. Grandma Karen

    I have been working with my grown daughters to show them how to live without modern conveniences . This would be a great gift to give to them.

  160. I would love to have this oven! Could even come in handy on those long hot summer days.

  161. Wow, this looks like a great product! Love the upgrades, and perfect for emergency preparedness. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!!

  162. Jamie Shelton

    I would LOVE to win this! With a large family to feed, and living in the hot south, it would be WONDERFUL to be able to cook this way, and the larger size (9×13) makes it ideal for us!
    THANK YOU, Lisa, for all you do to educate and inform us! Your give-a-ways are just the frosting on the cake!

  163. Would love to win this! We moved off-grid about 3 1/2 months ago – and a solar oven would be icing on the cake! Because then I could actually BAKE a cake! LOL

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  164. I think my post didn’t go through. So I’m reposting as this would be an awesome win.

  165. this is an amazing opportunity, thanks for offering it!
    I would loooove to win this 🙂

  166. I have been using a sun oven for almost a year and absolutely love it. It is amazing what you can do with it and when you take out the amazing roast or whatever it is cooked to perfection you can hardly believe it. I would love to have the larger one because I cook for a large family at times. I now have three of my children’s families and two grandaughters using a sun oven because I am constantly bragging on it.

  167. Great review and awesome giveaway. Would love to add this to my preps and can see myself using this often.

  168. Jimmotheviking

    I’ve had a sun oven on my list of needs for a long time, but could never afford it. This is such a great give-away!

  169. Marilyn Tuley

    A great Solar Oven is on my list of preparedness items. Thanks for the opportunity to win one!!

  170. I’ve been looking at these for a while now, definitely on my wish list, but out of my budget for now. Great give-away, thanks for the opportunity!!

  171. Just starting to get ourselves into off-grid mode. This oven would be such a blessing. Thank you for all you do!

  172. We lose power here in the foresty state of CT. A Sun Oven would make those power outages so mucho the bearable. Thank you for giving one away – so generous!

  173. I’ve spent the last several months learning to bake breads and other yeast based doughs (gluten free and regular) and all baked goods in fact. I would love to try to conquer this new form of cooking as well. It could be a real asset in the summer (to not heat up the house by turning on the oven) as well as a general means to save money on fuel costs and not utilize any of the earth’s natural resources. I love the idea of harnessing the power of the sun. It’s a win-win no matter how you look at it. Thanks for the opportunity to win this.

  174. We cook in Dutch ovens , but, I would love to have one of these so you don’t have to worry about starting a fire. We are in a drought here and can’t have fires. This would be so awesome to have and not heat up my kitchen. 110 degrees outside in the summer here. Thanks!!

  175. Thank you Lisa for all of the great information you provide on your website. I LOVED your book and gave a copy to my mother who has always been intimidated by the whole preparing notion. The new global oven looks great with the increased capacity and EZ sun tracker. I would love to win one to begin using the sun as a fuel source for everyday cooking and emergencies 🙂

  176. I am a fairly new prepper – a little more than a year, now. The Sun Oven has been on my wish list for quite some time. My focus has been on prepping to stay-in-place, but I certainly have a BO plan, too. Some of my tools, though, I have practiced with and put into use, just so that I will be able to use them in a time of need without having to learn a new skill under survival pressure. I would put my new Sun Oven to instant use and learn to use it and enjoy it. Even if I am not chosen as the winner, I will probably be adding this item to my stash very soon – it just seems like an essential tool! Thanks for the reminder!!

  177. New to you site – it’s great and so much info
    Now I have more to learn. Cooker looks awesome

  178. Nancy Richardson

    Such a wonderful solar device. Would be really great to begin my survival journey with one of these ovens
    Know I could’t go wrong with one of them since I live n hi-desert with triple diget temps. I wish me LUCK n winning this!

  179. I have been saving for a Sun Oven and really like the 9×13 size option……my 3 mo. supply is growing slowly, and winning this prize would really make my day!

    Thanks for all the practical information, Lisa. It is good advice even if we never face a major catastrophe!

  180. Wow, that would be fantastic! It’s on my wish list but money is tight enough that we aren’t there yet. Thanks for this chance!

  181. I would love to have one of these… have been drooling over them for several years…. economy is so slow not enough left over to purchase one 🙁 but it is on my list!

  182. I just found this website the survival Mom, it’s awesome . I’ve never seen this Solar oven, but is sure makes sense. Use it for camping and in a disaster!

  183. My son and I just finished making a water still (3 foot hole in the ground covered with plastic)…we got two cups of water! We thought, now that we can get water, wouldn’t it be nice to cook outside, too? We are slowly working our way to being self-sufficient! This oven would be perfect for the bread he loves which we currently bake inside with home-ground wheat. Thank you for your consideration!

  184. I love the larger size of the new solar oven. When you have a big family it would be so nice to be able to cook full sized casseroles for the family in lean times!!

  185. Timothy McMahon

    All American Sun Oven renews American innovation with a technology that rivals the “kitchen match.” I consider it a “must have” in an effort to challenge todays’ energy needs, and to show the path to a new energy future.

  186. You have been “my gateway” into trying to be more prepared for things in life. I always seemed to have an unsettled feeling that I should be doing something to help my family and others should there be a disaster of some sort. I remember when I first heard of your book and website through a couponing blog. I felt at home right away and it was great to learn all I could from all of the hard work and effort that you put into preparing and your website. All of your organizing and lists have been a good fit for me in the way that I like to approach projects. You have made preparedness seem so cool and feminine that it has been easy to reccomend your website to other women. I have bought 4 of your books because I keep giving them away! Thank you so very much for all that you have done to help not only myself but others.

  187. I love my sun oven but I love the upgrades that have been made to the American Sun oven. I think if I won I would gift my current sun oven to my mom and enjoy the bigger inside space and cool sun site of this model. So awesome!

  188. WOW! I just saw this contest and almost missed it!!! I have eaten cookies someone baked in a sun oven and they were yummy ~ I would love to win this 🙂

  189. This will be a blessing to anyone that wins it. I would like it but I know who ever gets it will LOVE it!

  190. I’m not sure you will even consider me since I live in South Africa, but this would be an amazing opportunity and I have to try. I have been planning to buy one but have only looked a cheap ovens which produce far inferior results, but that would be all I can afford. I have even bought some cheap black pots to use in an oven but the oven is still out of reach financially. Why do I need one, well I live in Africa and we get sunshine every day all year round thus my intention would be to use it daily as the price of electricity has increased fourfold in 5 years and is to continue increasing by 8% a year for another 5 years. Thus we have had had to implement electricity savings at home which is good for the environment but hard on the finances. My intention is to use the solar oven for most of my families cooking except for perhaps some frying or grilling, thus having a quality and efficient product would make our lives easier.

    Please consider me and I would be happy to use the money that I meant to use for the cheap one to pay any additional shipping costs, to own a solar oven of this quality would be simply WOW

    Also being prepared in Africa is not an option – it is a way of life. Apart from the cost of electricity 3 and 4 day power failures are a reality, thus anything that allows one to be more self-sufficient makes a difference, which is why I read your blog.

  191. Looks great. Real usefull when the power is out after a hurricane here in Louisiana.

  192. thank you for you excellent website and fun contests. would love to win a sun oven! there’s plenty of sun here in Arizona 🙂

  193. I live in Northern Texas, this would be such a wonderful thing to use, to be able to save heating up my home in the 100+ days of summer.

  194. Oh, here’s hoping… This is one aspect of my preps I haven’t done anything with yet, in spite of trying to cobble together a sun oven with car shades. Some things are better left to the pros.

  195. Awesome contest! Thanks for all the effort you put into the site, facebook page, and your book – I learn something new every time I read your work!

  196. Lawrence Harmon

    We’ve got enough sun to make good use of it! Its been on my list for a while!

  197. This is something I’ve been thinking about getting. It would be a fun science project for the kids too.

  198. I am so inspired by you in these crazy times-
    Thank you for all you do!
    love the oven…

  199. I am brand new at being a Prepper and a Solar Oven looks awesome!

    Thank you for the chance to win one!

  200. I would love this oven so much! Thanks for the chance to win one and for your website!

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