Polar Vortex 2019: Freezing Pasta In Minnesota

Who needs a freezer when you have the crisp Minnesotan air?

When the Midwest was gripped by record-breaking freezing temperatures earlier this week, not everyone took it upon themselves to hole up under 17 blankets until Groundhog Day. 

In addition to instantly turning boiling water to ice, a few brave souls documented another impressive feat: how to make pasta float in midair. One Chicago dweller says it took merely 60 seconds for his bowl of spaghetti—fork included—to hover right where he left it.

Should you be somewhere that's above Antarctica-level temperatures and be in the mood for some pasta, here's a spicy wok-fried shrimp and spaghetti recipe to get you started.