Help iron out wrinkles
So your ready-to-wear shirt is full of wrinkles and there’s no time to wash it again. Turn on the iron and wrap an ice cube in a soft cloth. Rub over the wrinkle just before you iron and the shirt will smooth out.
Stop sauces from curdling
Imagine this: Your snooty neighbours are over for a Sunday brunch featuring eggs Benedict. But when you mixed butter and egg yolks to make hollandaise sauce for the dish, it curdled. What do you do? Place an ice cube in the saucepan and watch the sauce turn back into a silky masterpiece.
Remove gum from clothing
You’re just about to walk out the door when Junior points to the gum stuck on his pants. Keep your cool and grab an ice cube. Rub the ice on the gum to harden it, then scrape it off with a spoon.
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