With Christmas just around the corner, you’ve been tasked with hosting a dinner party for your guests. Consider using dry ice to make the party entertaining and enjoyable. Dry ice is a solid form of carbon dioxide that contains no liquid and comes in pellet form. The more you experiment with dry ice, the more creative and adventurous you can get with your holiday dinner party plans!
Homemade Ice Cream With Dry Ice
Try making homemade ice cream with dry ice to impress your guests with a delicious dessert. There are many recipes available for making ice cream with dry ice. Firstly, you must choose your ice cream base and mix it well with the dry ice. The most crucial step is to break down the dry pellets into a fine powder and combine it with the ice cream base.
After mixing for several minutes, the dry ice will freeze the ice cream base and give it a creamy and smooth texture. Once you blend it, freeze the ice cream so the dry ice sublimates and the fizzy CO2 taste disappears. This is a great way to use dry ice for your holiday dinner party.
Fruit Appetizers & Drinks
If you need to freeze products quickly and want to avoid filling up your freezer, you can use a cooler and some dry ice. For example, you can freeze fresh fruit in a cooler with dry ice. This is a great way to freeze fruit without adding sugar, and it can be used in many ways. You can add the frozen fruit to ice cream or serve it with whipped cream as a tasty dessert.
Frozen fruit can add flavor to your drinks if you’re hosting a holiday dinner party and serving specialty drinks. The fruit will also help to cool the beverage naturally, and the carbon dioxide from the dry ice will give it some extra fizz. Try experimenting with different fruit combinations to find the best flavors.
“Cool” Side Effects
A unique way to use dry ice at your holiday party is to create cool effects on your table. Begin by placing a bowl of warm water in the center of the table. You can also use the bowl as a decoration to match your seasonal theme. Every 15 minutes, add a few pellets of dry ice to the water. As the dry ice sublimates, it will create a cool vapor that adds to the ambiance of the dinner table. The moisture from the bowl will also flow out, further enhancing the atmosphere. It’s a good idea to test these ideas beforehand to ensure you can effectively use dry ice for your dinner party.
Order Your Dry Ice Online Today!
Dry Ice Corp is the largest regional supplier of dry ice and related products in the Northeastern United States. Our 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 number 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, Pinterest, and Twitter.