So, what can I cook during Earth Hour with less power?

March 28, 2012

So you’re primed to flick off the lights and spark up some low-emission soy candles. Excellent. Now, don’t even think about throwing all that energy saving out the window by baking a six-hour slow roast pork shoulder. Sorry, Jamie Oliver fans.

If you want to impress your friends and family with a proper Earth Hour meal, keep your 2,400-watt oven turned off altogether and tweak your cooking style to maximize kilowatt savings.

How? Our food-related energy use has inched up as we reach for blenders and food processors over knives and… Read more…