Using the Quarter Acre Pot is not only convenient it also saves power.
Energy consumption for cooking in general is high compared to other household activities. So its worth knowing how to reduce the amount of energy you use to cook food.
Because the Quarter Acre Pot is a non-electrical device it will more than quadruple the efficiency of any other type of cooking device, shortening the time needed for using energy and limiting the heat transfer loss often associated with inefficient cooking devices.
In this modern day and age we have all the modern appliances available to assist us to cook our every day meals but when it comes to energy use it would appear that the modern cooking stoves although convenient are not that energy efficient. Cooking food is an incredibly inefficient process.
A simple way to start improving cooking efficiency is by using the Quarter Acre Pot, Thermal cooker.
The Quarter Acre Pot completely eliminates heat transfer loss while reducing the cooking time on the stove top (or whatever heat source you may be using i.e. woodburner, gas bbq, open fire) and in doing so it addresses the two major energy losses in the cooking process.
The Quarter Acre Pot can lower energy use by more that 80%, there is very little heat loss through the heating process (because the pot is not on the stove for any length of time and no heat loss through evaporation of liquid since the heat and the food is cooking inside the walls of the insulated outer pot.
Nowadays we live such a fast paced life with often both parents working and children involved in so many after school activities its a mine-field to navigate the logistics of running a busy household - time becomes a valuable commodity.
The Quarter Acre Pot does afford the busy homeowner more time out of the kitchen, by reducing the amount they need to spend in front of the stove cooking meals. More time for after school activities or a relaxing pre-dinner sit down can become the norm.
The flexibility of the Quarter Acre Pot means that once the inner pots are transferred to the Outer pot the designated cook has freed up their time to do something else other than watch the stove top. The food inside the Quarter Acre Pot can not overcook, boil to death or burn dry. If a meal needs to be prepared in the morning then the Quarter Acre Pot can start cooking for you in the morning and a delicious hot meal awaits when dinner time has arrived. However, another scenario is - you get back home - it's 5pm and you haven't thought of dinner and you need to shoot out for an errand returning at 6.30pm. How can you cook a meal for dinner in a short time without being in the kitchen to cook and supervise? The Quarter Acre Pot is the answer!! Simply put a meal that requires a short cooking time into the Quarter Acre Pot and leave unattended while you are out of the house. Remember nothing can overcook or burn dry - problem solved.
Short cooks or long cooks you get the best of both worlds with the Quarter Acre Pot!!
Facts and Figures
Some figures published suggest that the thermal efficiency of cooking food can vary from 13% for electric hobs to 23% for gas hobs. Despite the latest updated technology for cooking such as induction stoves the modern day devices have a thermal efficiency of only 15%. This means that 85% of the energy generated for cooking is wasted!!
How can this be? Well one of the reasons and where a significant amount of energy is lost when using a cooking stove occurs during the actual cooking time - when the transferal of heat goes from the cooking stove top to the cooking vessel that contains the food. In other words not all of the heat produced by the element reaches the cooking vessel - the heat is lost through the walls and lid of the cooking pot as well as escaping through the steam.
Using the Quarter Acre Pot helps to eliminate energy waste and in doing so saves you money.
Changing the way you cook as well as using energy efficient cooking appliances can reduce the time and effort you use and cut your energy bills in the process.
Changing your mindset
Bite size changes are all that's required to make big power savings for life.
Using a slow cooker is approximately twice as efficient as an oven. The Quarter Acre Pot thermal cooker is even more efficient again by 80-90%. Not only will it save you more money, it is safer as you are not leaving an electrical appliance go unsupervised and will actually save you precious time as well. All this adds up to a modern efficient way of cooking that saves resources helping you and the planet.
Change doesn't come from the Authorities, it comes from the people making meaningful and concerned individual transformations to help the lives of themselves, their families and communities.