How Do Solar Pizza Box Ovens Work?
Definition A solar pizza box oven is a type of solar cooker that utilizes natural sunlight to heat food. There are no definite shapes or sizes for solar cookers. Panel-shaped, box-shaped or parabolic-shaped are the three general types of solar cookers. A pizza box solar cooker is a box-shaped type of solar oven. Its design is simplistic and it is the easiest to make. Concentrating Sunight A solar cooker needs to collect and concentrate light to heat food. Common objects like aluminum foil or mirrors are used to direct light onto the cooking area. For a pizza box solar cooker, cut a flip lid from the box top. Cover the inside lid with aluminum foil. Prop the lid open so that sunlight is reflected onto the interior of the box. Turning Light Into Heat For maximum impact, paint the interior of the pizza box black. Black color absorbs all light spectrums and turns it into heat. For best performance, any cooking pots or pans should be in black or dark colors. It is also best to choose a cook