5 Types of Ice and When to Use them
Ice is just ice, right? Well, actually, not quite. These days, that standard ice cube tray is just the beginning. There are so many shapes and sizes of ice cube molds, along with what comes out of your freezer’s ice machine, that it’s hard to keep them all straight. Here are the five basic types of ice and what they are best used for. DIY snow cones, anyone? Crushed ice is also great for a number of classic cocktails like Moscow mules, mint juleps, and mai tais.