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How to Make an Ice Ring

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We know you're set with your punch recipes for New Year's. The question is: how to keep them chilled without watering them down with lots of ice cubes?

Today, we're pulling a holiday hosting tip from The Food52 Holiday Recipe & Survival Guide for iPad: Check out our photo tutorial below on how to make a classic ice ring -- just one of 40 photo and video techniques included in the app. It's easier than you may think, and only requires a tube (or Bundt) pan.


Read on below for the handy how-to from our Drinks Prep Chapter.

How to make an ice ring

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The Food52 Holiday Recipe & Survival Guide

Learn more about our first ever interactive book built for the iPad, which was crowd-sourced from the likes of you -- the mighty FOOD52 community -- and curated by Amanda & Merrill.

Buy the app here. (We think it's worth it just to watch Amanda & Merrill tackle building a gingerbread house.)


Photos by Nicole Franzen



Automagic Thanksgiving Menu Maker!
Automagic Thanksgiving Menu Maker!

Tags: Holiday Entertaining, Kitchen Hacks, Tips & Techniques, Holiday