Ginger is one of my favorite spices, but ginger root can be challenging to work with. That is until you have this kitchen tip in your cooking toolbox! And I have some tips on how to store it.
I absolutely love ginger! I know it isn’t a spice you would think that
you would find in my kitchen. I mean, it’s not used in Mexican or
Italian cooking (two of my favorite cuisines). But, it is one of those
flavors that I love to tuck in unexpected places.
My favorite fruit salad has ginger added in for a nice zing.
My favorite pasta salad recipe has ginger in the dressing to give it
some added flavor that really pops! Needless to say, it’s a flavor that
works well in so many recipes: savory, sweet and everything in between.
It is going to make life so much easier!
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Kitchen Hack: How to Peel Ginger
- Simply hold the ginger firmly and press the side of the spoon against the ginger. Scrape the scoop all around the ginger. The skin will come off clean.
- Next, you can use a grater to make fine shreds of ginger; you can slice, julienne, or mince with a chef's knife.
- Ginger will keep for 3 weeks in the fridge, wrapped in plastic wrap.
Recipe developed by Donna Elick – The Slow Roasted Italian
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