Can I Use a Copper Kettle as an Ice Bucket?

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Q: I want to use my antique copper apple butter kettle to ice beer for my pool party.

Will the water damage the copper?

Sent by Cynthia

Editor: Readers, any advice for Cynthia?

Related: Good Question: Is My Vintage Copper Kettle Safe to Use?

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.