Cook Hot Dogs With A Pringles Can

Cook Hot Dogs With A Pringles Can
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Pringles cans have a wide variety of uses, but this one is special: Instructables user Cats Science Club has a guide to making a Pringles can mini-oven, so the fun really never does have to stop.

Photo by Cats Science Club

Once you’ve munched all of the identically-shaped chips, all you need is a wooden skewer and a hot-glue gun. The mini-oven cooks using solar power and the user that posted the guide says it reached temperatures near 75 degrees C on a sunny day. You can even put some plastic over the opening to allow light in while keeping heat in. Don’t let those Pringles cans go to waste this summer — there are hot dogs to cook!

Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven [Instructables via Make]


  • You certainly need plastic wrap – to keep the flies off.
    You also need some way to turn the hot dogs. Oh and don’t start with frozen ones, or getting them on the stick will be murder.

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