It Was So Hot Yesterday We Tried Cooking Bacon and Cookies in the Car
|All photos by Nick Rallo|
|Pretty sure we violated a few health codes.|
Ah, hell, never mind -- that ship's pretty much sailed. Yesterday at 1 p.m., after reading on the Daily What about some genius who cooked up a couple of trays of cookies in the galactic temperatures, we attempted leaving bacon and Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies on the dash of a car outside Observer headquarters, near Maple and Oak Lawn, to see if they would cook.
Then, we, like, ate the bacon. And the cookies.
Crazy thing? After a few hours in the car, the bacon was actually crisp in some places. The cookies were a pretty mushy, but hell, not the worst things we've ever tasted. Definitely better than those ones at the grocery story with the circle of hard frosting on top.
|Around 1 p.m. at Observer HQ. At this point, we're sweating similar to this scene in Airplane.|
|Stage two: about 30 minutes later. Temperatures around 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Think surface of Mercury temperatures in the car.|
|Stage three, around 3 p.m. Bacon is nearly crispy on the edges. It's about 103 degrees outside.|