But why did icing suddenly appear four or five years ago as a threat to flights through this and other storm-prone regions?
The Supreme Court rulings sanctioning same-sex marriage only put the icing on that cake.
It was little more than icing on the cake and if the icing turned out to be too sweet or too sour, it would just be discarded.
Not surprising, given all the fighting, robbing, drug dealing, and “icing” that goes on.
Rereading it now, I still find much of it hard to take, rather like a chocolate cake made entirely of icing.
If icing gets too hard to spread, add a little warm water and keep beating.
Candies, if desired, can be stuck on with the icing sugar, etc.
It is usually served without any icing and is cut into small, thin slices.
If you ice it, add a few drops of essence of lemon to the icing.
Put into a pastry bag some of the frosting, made a little stiffer with sugar, and place two dots of icing on each slice.
1769 in the confectionary sense, verbal noun of ice (v.). Earlier in this sense was simple ice (1723). Meaning "process of becoming covered with ice" is from 1881.
Old English is "ice" (also the name of the rune for -i-), from Proto-Germanic *isa- (cf. Old Norse iss, Old Frisian is, Dutch ijs, German Eis), with no certain cognates beyond Germanic, though possible relatives are Avestan aexa- "frost, ice," isu- "frosty, icy;" Afghan asai "frost." Slang meaning "diamonds" is attested from 1906.
Ice cube attested from 1904. Ice age attested from 1832. To break the ice "to make the first opening to any attempt" is from 1580s, metaphoric of making passages for boats by breaking up river ice though in modern use usually with implications of "cold reserve."
Excellent; fine; cool (1960s+ Cool talk)
break the ice, cut no ice, green ice, on ice
frequently mentioned (Job 6:16; 38:29; Ps. 147:17, etc.). (See CRYSTAL.)