How Vodka Can Be a Tool and Other Tips From Corner Door Barkeep Beau du Bois
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"On the subject of cutting ice, anyone who has worked with and stored large amounts of cut ice will complain about the blocks sticking together in the freezer. The blocks can be become very misshapen when you try to pry them apart, ruining your efforts to cut perfect cubes. I discovered that if I rinsed the blocks with a tiny bit of vodka before storing them in the freezer, they wouldn't freeze back together. I was so excited when I tried this little trick that I almost feel strange about sharing it."
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