Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Solar Barbeque

Solar-powered barbeque
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Damn! I was just going to add a superbly halfbaked idea - the solar-powered barbeque - but a swift web-search shows me that about a million people have thought of this before me. I'm still going to add it though as even if it works, it *looks* halfbaked.

By the way, I am longsighted (US: farsighted) and so I can char (I was going to write 'cook', but this would be innaccurate) small amounts of food by focussing the sun's rays with my glasses.
hippo, Aug 17 2000

(?) Solar BBQ http://www.users.bigpond.com/solarbbq/
[hippo, Aug 17 2000, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(?) Solar BBQ http://home.att.net...ar/solarbarbecu.htm
[hippo, Aug 17 2000, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Solarcooking.org http://solarcooking.org/
[hippo, Aug 17 2000, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(?) Solar BBQ (DIY model) http://www.geocitie...Lab/1135/cooker.htm
[hippo, Aug 17 2000, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(?) Solar cookers http://www.panasia..../crt/photosolar.htm
[hippo, Aug 17 2000, last modified Oct 21 2004]

2,510 hits on Google http://www.google.c...ch?q=Solar+Barbeque
[hippo, Aug 17 2000, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       This is a spectacularly wonderful idea . . . and so easy to implement. Ingredients: 1 pig; 1 shovel; 1 bucket with lid and hose attached; 1 match; 1 matchbox; steel plate; raw animal flesh and onions; solar energy. Method: . . . naah, you get the picture.
webster45, Jan 29 2003
  

       Damn! I was hoping this would be about rocketing food towards the sun.
pompombala, Feb 01 2003
  
      
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