Ice has a tendency to just make all drinks better. And it turns out that there are so many ways to make ice even greater than it already is! Get ahold of your ice cube trays, because you’re going to want to try some of these out:

Fun Ways to Use Ice


You definitely don’t want to use your best wine for this experiment, but a good wine that can be chilled (so a white, rosé, or chillable red) will do just fine. Pour the wine into the ice cubes and freeze to be used later either to chill the same variety of wine, to make sangria, or to easily portion out seasoning for marinating or making a sauce.

Fun Ways to Use Ice


This is a great way to plan ahead and chill your favorite iced tea or coffee without watering it down with regular ice. Just make a big batch of your favorite coffee or tea, freeze in the tray, and have enough keep your drinks as strong as you like them for quite a while.

Fun Ways to Use Ice


If you choose to freeze some of your favorite juices, you can make use of your cubes in many ways. Much like a popsicle, the frozen fruity juice can be eaten slightly defrosted or crushed as a sort of sorbet or slushie, or it can be placed in a glass of club soda or seltzer water to create a homemade soda flavored just the way you like it!

Fun Ways to Use Ice


Have you ever wished your water had just a little bit more flavor, but didn’t want to buy any artificially flavored varieties? If you make your own lightly flavored ice, you can make your water drinking experience more exciting too! Freezing small pieces of strawberries with water in ice cube trays creates a strawberry flavoring, just like freezing a mint leaf or two with water will create a minty fresh experience when drinking water or iced tea. Try it with any small fruit or flavor that you like to add, maybe some blueberries?

Fun Ways to Use Ice


This is a way to pre-prepare certain fun cocktails like mojitos or piña coladas. By freezing some of the key flavors (like lime juice, agave syrup, and mint leaves, in the case of the mojitos), the cubes will add a nice kick to your mojito served with seltzer water, rum, and some real lime and mint muddled!