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Jumbo cubes are the latest accessories for your drinks

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Order a cocktail at a trendy bar and it might arrive with an ice cube resembling a small boulder. Like fresh ingredients and the right glass, ice boosts the drink experience. To make these jumbo cubes, which melt slowly so the beverage doesn’t dilute too fast, you need Tovolo’s King Cube Ice Tray ($8 to $9 for a 6-cube tray), made of silicone, which comes in a half-dozen crayon colors. The 2-inch cubes can be frozen with bits of fruits, or used to freeze other liquids, even morning coffee, to add to an iced drink later in the day. If an ice cube can be fun, these are.   Available at The Boston Shaker, 69 Holland St., Somerville, 617-718-2999; Kitchenwitch, 671 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-524-6800; The Concord Shop, 13 Walden St., Concord, 978-371-2286; Eurostoves, 45 Enon St., Beverly, 978-232-0007; Sur la Table and Bed Bath & Beyond locations and www.tovolo.com. ANN TRIEGER KURLAND

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