Good Idea: Use a Colander to Serve Ice

Good Idea: Use a Colander to Serve Ice

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Faith Durand
Aug 16, 2011
Here's a smart idea from our friends at Real Simple: Use a colander as an ice bucket. Why? Read on to see! When serving ice at a party or just for drinks before dinner, put the ice in a colander. Rest the colander in a bowl or wide vase so that the water from the slowly melting ice will drip down, leaving only solid ice for your guests' drinks. This is a smart tip! I hate going in for a scoop of ice for my drink and finding half of it water. Watery drinks, no thanks! • Read more: Summertime New Uses for Old Things at Real Simple Related: Straight Up: How to Make the Best Ice Cubes for Summer Cocktails (Images: Nora Maynard; Aya Brackett/Real Simple)
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