When it comes to beverages, I like extreme temperatures: either icy cold or super hot. This means I need to have a steady supply of ice available at all times to make me happy. Since my freezer's ice maker is broken, the ice trays are constantly used to make sure that my cocktails, iced tea, or water are properly chilled.
Like most people, I used to just keep the ice in the trays and pop out cubes as needed. In recent years, though, I've taken the extra step of transferring the ice into freezer bags and using it from there instead. Why do this seemingly fussy step? Here are 3 good reasons why you shouldn't store ice in the trays.