The heat is on but it won't pop corn
Saturday, June 30, 2012
How do you know summer has arrived? S’mores.
What better food to attempt to cook outside using only Mother Nature’s Mid-Missouri heat? Forget the egg on the sidewalk, bring on the s’mores. And while we’re at it, we’ll try some Jiffy pop and cupcakes for good measure.
Everything was cooked on the dashboard of a black Honda Civic parked in the sun with all the windows sealed. Friday’s temperatures didn’t quite reach Thursday’s high of 106 degrees, but we did manage to begin cooking at 3:45 p.m., just when the day hit its high of 103.
For our heat experiment, we attempted three “recipes.”