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  • My companion and I were determined not to let the numbing cold and ice-cube cobblestones keep us from exploring this beautiful place on foot.

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  • This is a very simple, all-purpose sauce that you can freeze in ice-cube trays.

    Giorgio Locatelli's Italian Christmas recipes

  • For long-term storage, make a thick purée of basil and olive oil and freeze the almost-pesto in an ice-cube tray.

    Basil & Friends

  • Mr. Joly and Mr. Solomon suggest modifying an existing ice-cube mold, like the easy-to-cut silicone Tovolo Perfect Cube trays $13 for two, tovolo.com .

    With Ice, Size Matters

  • There are no-brainers in the 24-title series, including Spike Lee 's "Do the Right Thing" think of the ice-cube scene, Steven Spielberg 's "Jaws" —which gave birth to the summer blockbuster—two versions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Suddenly, Last Summer."

    Singing and Dancing on Celluloid

  • This batch highlighted the importance of an unexpected variable in iced coffee: ice-cube size.

    Why Making Iced Coffee at Home Is Such a Grind

  • I went to Night Magic looking for some vagina moulds but couldn't find any, so I bought an ice-cube tray in the shape of women instead.

    Celebrate V-Day with Roses!

  • His hands were as warm as his riled temper, and my ice-cube core of dazed fear and fury was melting.

    Silver Zombie

  • Shortly after the end of the war, he had divorced his frosty wife Alice—Antoinette Haskell described her as “about as maternal as an ice-cube”73—when he discovered that she was having a number of affairs, including one with his own protégé, Lyndon Johnson.

    Storyteller

  • Mankoff, by comparison, could not only sell ice to the Eskimoes; their sparkling-new ice-cube trays also would probably be emblazoned with classic New Yorker cartoons.

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