Looking for a pretty way to dress up drinks while entertaining, or a simple flavoring for ice water? Martha Stewart has a couple ideas for making ice cubes that are more eye-catching and tasty than the usual.Herb- and fruit-infused ice cubes are any easy way to flavor drinks and Martha has a few recipes for making colorful cubes. Frozen cucumber-basil puree sounds especially refreshing, and might be the perfect in a simple gin cocktail.
Freezing edible flowers in ice cubes makes for a gorgeous addition to summer drinks. The instructions include this tip: for extra clear cubes, use distilled water that has been boiled and cooled.
Anjali is a former private chef who is currently pursuing a graduate degree in nutrition, with plans to become a registered dietitian. She lives in Los Angeles. You can read more of her health-focused writing at Eat Your Greens.
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