ice-molds-b25d1ee9a582fd23fc8b3f84beecbb30df428e89You can’t really blame us. But we Americans have subjected ourselves to poor quality ice since the advent of the automatic home ice maker.

Anything that saved us from making it ourselves using those horrible aluminum “stick shift” ice molds was a godsend. Automatic ice made our drinks automatically cold and we were automatically happy. That it was improved upon with ice through the door was borderline miraculous.

Problem is, such ice really isn’t that good. The cubes (rectangles, really) are small and melt fairly quickly. They’re cloudy due to fast freezing that traps air in the ice, and…

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