Flexible silicone creates the ideal mold for producing perfectly symmetrical cubes that are a cinch to coax out of their tray.To buy: $11 for two, amazon.com.Featured May 2013
For quirkier cubes, try these cool ice cube trays.
Prefer to avoid that icy tumble that so naturally occurs? Flip a switch on the underside of this cool tray to dispense cubes one at a time.To buy: From $13, amazon.com.
Sometimes a cube is just too much to handle. Cue this innovative tray that makes crushed ice chips, which are perfectly sized for refreshing an iced coffee or cooling off a bottle of water.To buy: $16 for two, bedbathandbeyond.com.
Formed within this eco-friendly stainless steel tray, the slanted cubes can be easily dispensed by pulling the middle lever.To buy: $30, williams-sonoma.com.
Pliable silicone bottoms on each individual divot make it simple to pop out the gumdrop shaped cubes. Available in lime or turquoise.To buy: $12, amazon.com.
Quirky and cute, this polar bear shaped container offers up ice straight to your glass (through his mouth) and even provides an outlet for some stress (requires a slight bang on the counter to jostle the cubes free).To buy: $15, amazon.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mail