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Looking for dessert recipe - Bon Appetit November 1990?

by Maria_B 1 year ago

Hi - Looking for a dessert recipe that I think was in the November 1990 (maybe December?) edition of Bon Appetit. I ...


eclecticsynergy commented 2 months ago

Does candied ginger go bad?

by Green Omnivore 9 years ago

I just found an unopened bag of Trader Joe's uncrystaliized candied ginger which has an expiry date of April 2009. I...


Lizshort01 commented 7 months ago

Nabisco Ginger Snaps

by Pat Hammond 13 years ago

I bought some with the idea of crushing them for a pie crust. I never got that far. They're my idea of a good ginge...


minnow26 commented 10 months ago

To Peel or Not: Ginger Root

by cayjohan 12 years ago

I use a lot of ginger root in cooking. I generally scrub the root under water with a stiff brush, then grate on a cer...


fourunder commented 11 months ago

Leftover Crystallized Ginger

by MrStayPuft 1 year ago

Hi there, Long time lurker here. I have some crystallized ginger left over from late winter that's still good but I'...


Querencia commented 11 months ago

Ginger - what do they mean by 1-inch?

by hirsheys 11 months ago

I'm wondering if someone can help me decipher what recipe writers mean when they call for "1-inch" of ginger, minced....


ricepad commented 11 months ago

Preserving grated ginger?

by Fuffy 1 year ago

I often use small amounts of grated ginger and would like to make my daily cooking easier by grating a large batch t...


Fuffy commented 1 year ago

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Dongpo Pork, "Land of Fish and Rice"

by dekokisindekitchen 1 year ago

So I stopped in at Venezia's on Germantown Pike to see if they had any pork bellies with skin on. As it happened, the...

Cake with ginger preserves?

by NYchowcook 2 years ago

I was given a beautiful jar of fresh ginger preserves and want to bake a cake with it without simply dumping the pres...


Ttrockwood commented 2 years ago

Ginger - Futurologists Take Note

by jounipesonen 2 years ago

I have diced fresh ginger into small bits. Packed a Ball jar full - and then continously poured in honey. It wa...


jounipesonen commented 2 years ago

Galangal vs. ginger

by sandiasingh 5 years ago

I just taste tested grated galangal (which I have used for years) vs. grated ginger. The galangal, which is called a...


paizley commented 2 years ago

Need help tweaking gingerbread cookie recipe

by EncycloPotunia 2 years ago

My grandmother made Christmas cookies when I was a kid in the 1950s. Here's the recipe she typed up and gave to me. ...


somervilleoldtimer commented 2 years ago

Candied ginger... my sugar coating keeps melting

by Karka 2 years ago

I make fabulous candied ginger, BUT after I let it rest and even cool it, in a few days (while in the fridge) the sug...


Karka commented 2 years ago

Ginger Ales You have Loved

by pengcast 11 years ago

The message about root beer made me think about the great ginger ales I have had. The best was Jamaica Dry, which ca...


mel_h_md commented 2 years ago

Ginger Ale - Homemade - Help!

by tangoking 2 years ago

Heya Peeps, I'm trying to make home-made ginger ale, but I'm having problems. I hope that someone can help. Key poi...

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Jim Dorsch commented 2 years ago

How to crack the Benihana ginger salad dressing recipe?

by frobe 9 years ago

I've been trying for a while now to duplicate Benihana's ginger salad dressing and it just doesn't seem right. The ...


ChristinaMason commented 2 years ago

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Spring ginger season

by applepandowdy 2 years ago

where can I find young/spring/pink ginger in chicago markets?

Japanese restaurant salad dressing

by bamasuz 3 years ago

I've tried several different recipes, but none taste like the ginger dressing served in Japanese restaurants. Please...


arp29 commented 3 years ago

Ina Garten's Indonesian Ginger Chicken???

by mochi mochi 12 years ago

Has anyone tried this recipe for Ginger Chicken? I was thinking of making it for a potluck dinner. I was thinking of ...


shrdlukia commented 3 years ago

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