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Hospitality Industry: Our Most Popular Ice Machine For Memphis Hotels and Gyms

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Our Most Popular Ice Machine and Dispenser For Memphis Hotels and GymsWhether you’re looking to buy or rent, an ice machine is an invaluable addition to your business. In this blog, You’ll find the information you need to not only make an informed purchase, but also to understand why the most successful hotels and gyms choose the ice machines they …

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Food Service Industry: Our Most Popular Ice Machine For Memphis Restaurants and Bars

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Food Service Industry: Our Most Popular Ice Machine For Memphis Restaurants and BarsIt’s time for a new ice machine! Whether you’re looking to buy or rent, an ice machine is an invaluable addition to your business. That’s why we wrote this blog. You’ll find the information you need to not only make an informed purchase, but also to understand why …

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5 Fun and Interesting Uses for Ices In Your Home and Business

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5 Fun and Interesting Uses For Use In Your Home and BusinessIce rules. It comes in all shapes and sizes and it can serve just about any purpose. It’s great for cleaning, even better for eating. That’s what we always say, anyway.  We thought It’d be fun to run down a quick list of some of the interesting ways you …

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The Pellet Ice Maker For The Home: The UGC Pearl Ice Machine from Ice-O-Matic

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The Pellet Ice Maker For The Home: The UGC Pearl Ice Machine From Ice-O-MaticPellet ice goes by many names, as do pellet ice maker products. Here at Memphis Ice, we refer to it as pearl ice. What you call it doesn’t change the fact that this ice is unique and arguably better for cooling and enjoying than traditional cube ice.  …

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Bring “Sonic Ice” Home: Rent Your Very Own Pearl Ice Machine!

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Bring “Sonic Ice” Home: Rent Your Very Own Pearl Ice Machine!You can bring that drive-thru, restaurant-quality ice to your home right now. No long lines, no driving, no-nonsense. Just an ice machine that makes the Sonic ice that you know and love. And you can rent one right now for as little as $4 a day!  Sonic ice is actually …

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Ask the Experts: How Long Does it Take for Ice Cubes to Freeze In An Ice Machine?

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ASK THE EXPERTS: How Long Does it Take for Ice Cubes to Freeze in an Ice Machine?A watched ice tray never freezes. Okay, that’s not true. But sometimes it feels like forever, especially if you need ice cubes RIGHT NOW. So what’s going on? Why isn’t water freezing faster? How long does it take for ice cubes to freeze?  Under …

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Five Ideas to Throw the Best Tailgate in the MidSouth

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Five Ideas to Throw the Best Tailgate in the MidSouthThe kids have been back in school for some time. You step outside in the morning and feel the crisp cool air. You can even take a nice walk without melting! That means Fall is on the horizon here in the MidSouth, and with the changing leaves comes the perfect opportunity …

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Your Refrigerator’s Ice Machine: Ten Steps To Clean Your Ice Maker and Water Dispenser

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Your Refrigerator’s Ice Machine: Ten Steps to Clean Your Ice Maker and Water DispenserWhen’s the last time you thoroughly inspected and cleaned your refrigerator? Our money’s on a while. Most people never think to check the cleanliness of fridges and freezers. They’re cold! How nasty could they be?  Well, it turns out, it can get pretty nasty. But that’s what …

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The Filthy, Grimy, and Natural Truth: How To Prevent Slime In an Ice Machine

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The Filthy, Grimy, and Natural Truth: How To Prevent Slime in an Ice MachineSlime and mold growth, just like ice, is perfectly natural. But that doesn’t mean it’s all sunshine and rainbows in your ice machine. In fact, it could be dark, damp, and filled with bacteria.  Nobody wants a dirty ice machine. And no customers want moldy, slimy ice …

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Learn the Common Food Service Lingo Used in Kitchens Across America: Why Do Restaurants Say 86, Cupcaking? (And Other Curious Etymology)

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Learn the Common Foodservice Lingo Used in Kitchens Across America: Why Do Restaurants Say 86, Cupcaking? (And Other Curious Etymology) Learn something new every day. Why do restaurants say 86? Restaurant workers say 86, or 86’d, because a menu item is no longer available. The idea here is this: rather than saying something is out of stock and cannot be …