TIP OF THE DAY: Things To Freeze In Your Ice Cube Tray

Now, holiday ice trays like this Valentine cube tray can be used year-round. Photo courtesy Lekue.   We have long been advocates of making ice cubes from coffee, tea, juice, wine and soda, so as not to dilute our iced coffee, iced tea, cocktails, punch and soft drinks (original article). You can add mint leaves…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use For Extra Wine

Make wine ice cubes. Photo courtesy iSi Orka. Don’t toss those few ounces of leftover wine: Pour extra wine into ice cube trays. Then, when a sauce calls for a few tablespoons or a quarter-cup of wine, just pop and drop one or two into the saucepan. This saves you from opening a bottle of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: July 4th Ice Cubes

Make star-shaped ice with an inexpensivestar-shaped ice cube tray.   Make your ice cubes special for July 4th. It’s easy! Just freeze 2 blueberries and a raspberry in each compartment of your ice cube tray. For an extra-special presentation, make “star” ice cubes. You can order a star-shaped ice cube tray from Amazon.com.