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Unread 11-12-2012, 02:52 PM   #1
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Every year there are posts asking about indispensable BBQ items. I thought I was all set until I was just shown this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=uVwhVz_y8m0

If you are wondering why you need an ice mold for BBQing, then I would suspect you're still looking for wood and trying to figure out what a fattie is. Soon enough you'll know that a well-stocked liquor cabinet is essential, along with the proper tools that go with it. This is the best gift I've seen so far this year. It can be purchased from Williams Sonoma:

http://www.williams-sonoma.com/produ...cm_src=AutoRel

Note that there are two sizes. The 2" will set you back only $700. You might think $1100 is quite a bit to spend for 2 3/4", but if you've only got 2" to work with, I'd be willing to bet you'd gladly pay $400 for that extra 3/4" to make your spouse happier.

Oh, and don't forget to add the coupon code for free shipping!
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Yep, like you, I'm thinking...

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Fark! It's internet only!

I was gonna swing by and get one of those babies on the way home.

BTW - do they sell the things that make those big chunks of ice? Hopefully they aren't more than a few hundred.
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BTW - do they sell the things that make those big chunks of ice? Hopefully they aren't more than a few hundred.
It appears from this picture of the kit that the refrigerator is not included.

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Hmm, Ice balls press kit. I thought this was something they gave you at checkout after a Vasectomy
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Hmm, Ice balls press kit. I thought this was something they gave you at checkout after a Vasectomy
Well if it is, they must have started that relatively recently.
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Sometimes I honestly think that these high end kitchen stores price certain objects as wagers amongst their execs to see how many suckers are truely out there.
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Well if it is, they must have started that relatively recently.
Maybe they didn't carry your size?
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Sometimes I honestly think that these high end kitchen stores price certain objects as wagers amongst their execs to see how many suckers are truely out there.
Well I was planning to show off my balls but not if I'm going to be called a sucker.
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For the same money you could get about 170 of these but I doubt the process would be as dramatic.

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Thanks Gore I was wondering what to ask for I definately want the biggest available
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Gore I have to thank you for solving all my holiday gift problems! Done, ordered all of my friends and family the 2 3/4 inch model! Thank you so much!
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Would it be considered rude to put naked lady ice cubes in with the "spheres"?
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As a Maker's Mark ambassador, I get a Christmas gift from them every year. Two years ago it was an ice ball tray. I laughed until I tried it. Ice balls are really nice, and you can get their tray for $10!

http://makersmarkshop.com/barware/ac...all-trays.html

I'm using one in this drink I posted here for Guerry's birthday.

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