16 Perfect Uses For An Ice Cube Tray

I will always be a firm believer that a kitchen utensil should serve more than one purpose. I have nothing, I mean nothing, that doesn’t do more than ONE thing. (Yes, my can opener can open bottled beverages.) So, why let your ice cube tray only make watery ice cubes? Why not, for example, have little portions of pasta sauce?

To help you reach ice cube tray glory, here are 12 genius ways to use an ice cube tray.

1. Preserve your herbs in olive oil instead of having them go to waste.

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2. Hate dipping your strawberries into chocolate? Use an ice cube tray instead. Just spray a little bit of oil onto the tray, pour the chocolate in then place the strawberries inside.

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3. Want to add a twist to your glass of milk? Make these delicious and easy to make chocolate ice cubes with vanilla milk!

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4. The biggest problem with normal ice cubes is that they water down whatever you’re drinking. Solution? Coffee ice cubes. Make some coffee and pour it into the tray then add it to whatever you want. Never have watered down coffee again.

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5. Not everyone can be a master sushi chef, so make bite-sized portions with an ice cube tray!

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6. Let’s face the facts. You buy a carton of buttermilk for pancakes or waffles or dressing but never, ever use the whole thing. Stop wasting it and freeze them. Now you can have delicious waffles whenever.

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7. Three words: peanut butter cups. That is all.

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8. If you somehow have leftover wine (I don’t know why this would ever happen, but it happens), turn them into ice cubes for future cooking and/or drinking purposes. The quality will be perfectly fine for mixed drinks and elaborate dishes.

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