Dry ice can be an incredibly useful tool in a lot of industries, but it’s just as valuable for your home kitchen. There are dozens of ways to use dry ice at home to make your life and diet easier and more interesting. Whether you need to impress guests or want to preserve and protect your food, dry ice is here to help.
Quick Freeze Produce
With summer produce at its peak, we all want to make sure any garden extras are preserved at their best. But traditional freezing methods can mean you lose some of the crisp vibrancy of fresh picked fruit and vegetables. Dry ice to the rescue! By packing your fruit and vegetables to be frozen in a cooler of dry ice, you can have them entirely frozen in under an hour. This means they’ll be as perfectly ripe and nutritious as the day they were picked.
Punch Up Drinks
For added atmospheric oomph all year long dry adding a cube of dry ice to drinks. Whether you’re creating a spooky drink at Halloween, a dramatic entrance for a superhero crazy straw, or just an over-the-top cocktail, dry ice can make a difference.
Keep Food Cool
In case of emergencies or cookouts (or emergency cookouts) dry ice can be precisely what you need to keep food safe until you have access to a refrigerator. This is particularly useful in the summer when a power failure can mean you lose your entire perishable food store.
Try A Scent Experience
Have you ever had a scent-based food experience? Some high-end restaurants use a scent infused smoke to get appetites going and create a multi-sensory experience. You can make a strong infusion of your concoction by using dry ice and essential oils.
Make Your Root Beer
By using a block of dry ice mixed with water and root beer extract you can make your craft root beer at home. The dry ice creates the carbonation, make sure that there is enough water to keep it from freezing.
You may be surprised to learn that some seafood items can be “cooked” by searing them with temperatures of -109ºF. When making sushi or trying a preformative cooking method, this can be quite dynamic.
Dry Ice is the Perfect Solution!
For more tips on transforming your kitchen with the help of dry ice, turn to the specialists at Dry Ice Corp today! Dry Ice Corp is the largest regional supplier of dry ice and related products in the Northeastern United States. Our dry ice is fresh and delivered right to your doorstep. We are happy to help you determine the best way to ship your goods, whether you have a huge amount of cookies or a single pie, and help you select the perfect amount of dry ice for the job. Give us a call at (201) 767-3200 or contact us online for a quote. To connect with us online, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter.