10 Cool Summer Food Hacks You Gotta Try

Summer has definitely arrived (unless you live in a part of the world where it's technically your winter right now), and that means SPF, mildly dangerous water sports featuring a hose and some plastic, and FOOD — frozen food, grilled food, fruit food, it doesn't stop. So to celebrate #Fummer (food + summer, get it?!), here are some cool summer food hacks to get you going on your inevitable journey to gluttony...



Put Ice Cream Containers in a Plastic Bag When Re-Freezing

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Nothing sucks more than ice cream that's too damn hard from being re-frozen. Putting the tub in a large plastic bag is guaranteed to keep your ice cream as soft as when you first opened it!



Freeze Coffee Into Coffee Ice Cubes

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Iced coffee gets gross and watery pretty quick with ice cubes, but with coffee ice cubes, your iced coffee will be extra strong and stay un-watery the entire time you drink it!



Freeze Fruit as Ice Cubes


Freeze blueberries, grapes, raspberries, and/or any other fruits in an ice cube and put them in Sprite. Your life will be changed.



Fruit-Infused Water


It's so simple and delicious, and you'll actually WANT to drink water!! (Because we all know that water on its own is just GROSS.)



Quickly Ripen a Too-Hard Avocado

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Put an avocado in a paper bag at room temperature to speed up the ripening process. If that's not fast enough for you, slice the avocado, top it with a bit of lemon juice, and cook in the oven at 300° for 10 minutes. BOOM. You are on your way to guacamoleville.



Use a Cupcake Tin to Serve Condiments

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Hick or hipster? WHO CARES! No one likes doing 10 dishes when they can do one!



Cut Ice Cream Out of Containers for Perfect Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

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No more squishing those perfect chocolate chip cookies and making a huge mess!



Make a Brownie Bowl for Ice Cream Sundaes

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Is this a #PinterestFail waiting to happen? Sure! But as messy as yours will turn out, it will still be delicious!



Cut Your Hot Dog Into a Spiral


#spiralhotdog are not only pretty but creates more space for condiments.

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Infuse that dog with ketchup, chili, mustard, and whatever else you put on your dog!



Make Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries in Your Ice Cube Tray

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Step 1: Put melted chocolate into ice cube tray. Step 2: Put strawberries in chocolate. Step 3: Freeze. Step 4: Make sure no one sees you eat them all at once.

What are your favorite food hacks? Let us know on Twitter @Smosh!