A high profile chef is found frozen to death in the kitchen of a hot New York restaurant. Complications ensue when Castle and the restaurant owner, an old high school girlfriend of Beckett's, share an attraction. Meanwhile, Beckett's relationship with Det. Demming continues to grow. Written by
Did You Know?
It is true that liquid nitrogen can freeze flesh so solidly that it will shatter. However, it would take a lot more than would have been available in the kitchen to freeze a human body solidly, and would require full immersion for a period of time. (You can stick your finger into LN2 and hold it there for some time without being more than slightly chilled; it boils away very quickly and the vapor insulates your flesh from the cold liquid.) See more
[after accidentally dropping his watch into a pot of liquid nitrogen
Hey, I froze time!
Written by 'Robert Duncan (VII)' (qv) See more