# Can you cook an egg on the ground?

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According to the Library of Congress, it’s possible, but not probable, that you could fry an egg on a sidewalk during a hot day. Eggs need to reach a temperature of 158*F to cook through. Sidewalks can usually get up to 145*F. The hotter the day, the more likely your egg will fry.

## Can you fry an egg on the pavement?

Pavement of any kind is a poor conductor of heat, so lacking an additional heat source from below or from the side, the egg will not cook evenly. Something closer to the conditions of a frying pan would be the hood of a car.

## How long does it take to fry an egg on the pavement?

In the hottest part of the day, it takes the egg about 20 minutes to cook through.

## Can you cook an egg in the sun?

Using an aluminum frying pan or some aluminum foil will help conduct the heat from the sidewalk to the egg. Even still, you’ll also likely need to use something else, such as a mirror or a magnifying glass, to intensify the sun’s rays to get your egg fully cooked.

## Can you cook an egg at 110 degrees?

“The only safe methods as used in our kitchen, whether frying on a skillet, boiling eggs or baking, is at temperatures of 325 degrees minimum.” The USDA recommends cooking eggs until firm and to a temperature of at least 160 degrees. They should never be consumed runny or undercooked.

## How long does it take to cook an egg outside?

But Bill Nye the Science Guy tested egg-frying on a griddle on a stove a couple years ago, and found the minimum temperature to cook an egg was 130 degrees Fahrenheit (55 C), but that it took 20 minutes at that relatively low temperature. “So indeed, it can be hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk,” he writes.

## Can you cook an egg at 90 degrees?

Therefore, the best temperature of letting the egg to set but not being overcooked is at the temperature just above 80°C/180°F and below 90°C/194°F.

## Can you fry an egg outside?

According to the Library of Congress, it’s possible, but not probable, that you could fry an egg on a sidewalk during a hot day. Eggs need to reach a temperature of 158*F to cook through. Sidewalks can usually get up to 145*F. … A concrete sidewalk isn’t the best conductor of heat.

## What’s the best way to fry an egg?

In a small nonstick over medium heat, melt butter (or heat oil). Crack egg into pan. Cook 3 minutes, or until white is set. Flip and cook 2 to 3 minutes more, until yolk is completely set.

## How hot do sidewalks get?

Asphalt temperatures can be up to 60 degrees hotter than the air temperature (when in direct sunlight with no wind and low humidity) so it’s important to be aware of the difference between pavement and air temperatures. Pavement temperatures can be 40 to 60 degrees warmer than air temperatures.

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## What makes a cream puff puff or a popover pop?

So, what makes them “pop over”? Basic popovers are made with eggs, milk, and flour. The batter is thin enough to be pourable, about as thick as heavy cream. The high proportion of liquid in the batter creates steam that causes the popovers to puff up like the popover pictured below.

## What is the hottest temperature ever recorded?

Official world record remains 134°F at Furnace Creek in 1913

In 2013, WMO officially decertified the official all-time hottest temperature in world history, a 136.4 degrees Fahrenheit (58.0°C) reading from Al Azizia, Libya, in 1923. (Burt was a member of the WMO team that made the determination.)

## What temp is E coli killed?

160°F/70°C — Temperature needed to kill E. coli and Salmonella.

## Where is the hottest place on earth?

Death Valley, California, USA

The aptly named Furnace Creek currently holds the record for hottest air temperature ever recorded. The desert valley reached highs of 56.7C in the summer of 1913, which would apparently push the limits of human survival.