Some cocktails call for crushed ice rather than ice cubes. Crushed ice melts quicker and makes more of a slushy drink—perfect for summer coolers. CHOW's Amy Wisniewski shows you how to transform solid ice cubes into melty shards, via satisfying blows on the counter.
How to Crush Pepper Without a Grinder
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How to Crush Pepper Without a Grinder Jill shows you how to use simple kitchen equipment to crack whole peppercorns if you don't have a fancy pepper grinder.
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When Should You Use Cubed Versus Crushed Ice?
And what about cracked ice?
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