Most people have ice cube trays sitting around in their freezer either unused or full of boring old ice. What they don’t realize is that within those molds, there is a whole world of tricks and hacks that will make their lives so much simpler and cost-effective. We recommend investing in silicone ice cube trays for easy removal of frozen goodies. Also, bear in mind that once frozen into shape, the cubes can be transferred into plastic bags to free up room in the trays for further concoctions. These ten uses for ice cube trays will save you time, money, and otherwise wasted ingredients.
10. Frozen Wine Cubes
It is a common misconception that alcohol won’t freeze. We’re here to tell you that it absolutely will if you’re using wine. You may ask, why would you want to freeze your wine? For one thing, many recipes call for small amounts of wine to be added to the sauce, and having some in convenient cubes in the freezer would save buying a whole bottle just for the purpose. On another, more fun level, the addition of frozen wine cubes to summer drinks such as sangria can be a tasty treat.