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A few weeks ago , I cooked some chick peas and then put the uneaten portion in a foil dish in my fridge( not freezer). In the morning , they were partially frozen and I took a photo which I cannot upload here (URL?) . Other items seemed cold but not frozen . I tried to repeat it but nothing similar happened. Can anyone explain?

Edited by radio_peter

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Your fridge is probably just set ever so slightly too high, and the combination of the foil tray, the mass/size of them, and the moisture in them, caused them to freeze...

and you know, hot water freezes faster! (known as the Mpemba effect)
 

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In that case , I will try and do it again. I did not know of the Mpemba effect and must look it up! I was expecting supernatural explanations.

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I have tried to repeat this but no joy. I have read up about Mpemba effect which doesn't seem to explain actual turning to ice . The fridge temperature was about 6 degrees.

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