July 30, 2013,
Ice is HOT as ice cube trays and accessories have exploded into a plethora of sizes and shapes. These items make summer's heat and humidity easier to handle.--Andrea Lillo
The HIC Cocktail Ice Ball Tray from Harold Import is ideal for making trendy sphere-shaped ice cubes or even cake pops. hickitchen.com
Black + Blum
This playful polar bear from Black + Blum is not only cute to look at, but because it is sealed, it will prevent the ice cubes from absorbing the odors and crumbs of the other foods in the freezer. black-blum.com
Now in black, the Whisky Lover set from Teroforma includes two mouthblown, dishwasher safe Avva tumblers and six Whisky Stones beverage cubes. teroforma.com
The OXO Good Grips No-Spill ice cube tray has an innovative silicone lid that seals water into the tray and keeps it from spilling, allowing it to be stored in any position in the freezer. oxo.com
Take a gamble with these ceramic diamond- and dice-shaped Drink Chillers from Trudeau. Stain- and odor-resistant, they won't dilute drinks. Set of six with a storage bag. trudeaucorp.com
Fred & Friends
From Lifetime Brands' Fred & Friends, these Cool Jazz Ice Stirrers combine ice and stirring into one groovy guitar, perfect for jazzing up one's favorite beverage. fredandfriends.com
Diamond Ice Molds create a perfect delivery system for popping the wedding question or adding sparkle to an occasion or event. siliconezone.com
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