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Offline PerranOak

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Ice, ice baby!
« on: June 21, 2022, 03:23:18 pm »
This is something that only you geniuses here can solve.

I once had ice cube making bags where you pour in water which flows into separate compartments. You then freeze them. Now, the crucial bit, you sort of squeezed them a bit and internal perforations split and the internal walls collapsed leaving the frozen cubes in the outer skin. A very convenient way of making/storing.

I can only find ones where you have to break off each cube messily leaving bits of plastic everywhere.

Does anyone know what my ideal ones are called or even home to search for them? I've tried verbose searches and only come up with these:

https://www.lakeland.co.uk/10942/lakeland-ice-cube-bags-x-50 (view full product description)

typically discontinued!

Cheers.
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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2022, 03:33:40 pm »
There is a move away from this stuff because it's environmentally terrible. Buy an ice cube tray. Mine is about 10 years old and has made thousands of ice cubes.
 
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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2022, 03:44:25 pm »
There is this but that is just dependant on the type of bag I think.

A silicone ice cube tray is also quick and easy, pop them out and put them in a freezer bag.
 

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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2022, 03:52:05 pm »
An added advantage of ice cube trays is you can use em to freeze herbs ,chillys, garlic etc
 
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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2022, 04:29:47 pm »
With a good quality plastic tray you just give it a twist either way and the cubes come right out.

I find the silicone ones are better for freezing cubes of not pure water, various sticky stuff or whatever.
 
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Offline PerranOak

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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2022, 06:26:02 pm »
Ah, yes. Good point all. I'll go enviro!
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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2022, 02:35:44 pm »
There is a move away from this stuff because it's environmentally terrible. Buy an ice cube tray. Mine is about 10 years old and has made thousands of ice cubes.

and mine is 20 with no problems.
 
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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2022, 10:57:47 am »
Go for ice tray, that's for sure! As someone said before, you can use silicone ice trays for various products, like chocolates, jello, etc. too.  :-+
 

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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2022, 10:52:56 am »
We bought an ice-making machine.  Extravagant?  Maybe, but I can't live without it now.

It's modified (with a small Arduino board) so that once the mains power turns on it fires up automatically.   A simple mains timer switches it on at about 8am and off at 10pm.

 
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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2022, 07:05:19 pm »
oh, it's surprising!

Are you planning to add some value, or to add a spam link? Or was just dropping the link in your signature already good enough?  ::)
 
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Offline Saforus

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Re: Ice, ice baby!
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2022, 07:39:38 pm »
We bought an ice-making machine.  Extravagant?  Maybe, but I can't live without it now.

It's modified (with a small Arduino board) so that once the mains power turns on it fires up automatically.   A simple mains timer switches it on at about 8am and off at 10pm.

Have you already tried to make an ice-cream with it? :3

I am planning to buy for my grandpa, as he likes going fishing every weekend.
 


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