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Frying an Egg on the Sidewalk: Can It Really Be Done?

It’s not easy to fry an egg on the sidewalk, but if you want to take a crack at it, here are some things you need to know.

By Avery HurtAug 15, 2022 8:00 AM
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The expression, “it’s so hot you can fry an egg on the sidewalk” seems intended as hyperbole, but some people take it as a challenge — or maybe they’re just trying to expand their culinary skills.

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