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Ginger

Let's spice it up. Ginger goes sweet and savory, so get inspired with creative cooking ideas from Chowhounds, plus ask your ginger-related questions.

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The "heat" of ginger

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by MattLan 7 years ago

I want to make a good, naturally spicy ginger simple syrup. I've tried it a couple times but it never has enough "bite". I simply take about 3-4 thumb-sized pieces (and I have big hands) of fresh g...

ginger is blueish-greenish inside

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by luckyfatima 10 years ago

I am really irritated I went to a couple of stores to get ginger and for some reason today everyone had old ginger and I knew it would be fibrous and stringy inside by the way it looked. At the las...

gingersnap crust hard as a rock

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by addicted2cake 7 years ago

It's been a while since I baked a pie with a gingersnap crust. Last attempt, my pie crust was soggy. This go round, crust was hard as a rock and stuck to the pan. The crust I was able to get out...

Fresh ginger in cake question

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by topeater 7 years ago

I'm making Fresh Ginger Cake by David Lebovitz that I found on Epicurious. It says to peel, slice and chop the ginger very fine with a knife or use a grater. When I've chopped ginger in the past to...

Crystalized vs. Candied Ginger

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by Munchmouth 12 years ago

Hi All, Just trying to make a ginger bundt cake here. Recipe calls for crystalized ginger, but I could only find "candied non-crystalized ginger". Do you think it would destroy my cake if I used...

ISO Tips re: Creating a Ginger Frosting

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by brooklynsabra 7 years ago

I am CRAZY about ginger and have often wondered if I could come up with a truly gingery frosting I could use to amp up my favorite gingerbread (the fresh gingerbread recipe from the Chow site btw)....

can you replace butter with Crisco shorting in gluten free ginger bread dough.

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by sherry70 7 years ago

Hi my name is Sheridan,I live in Australia, I was wondering, can you replace butter with Crisco shortening in gluten free ginger bread dough, as I am running low on butter, and have heaps of Cri...

Gingersnap crust for pumpkin pie?

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by bachchick 7 years ago

Has anyone done this? Were there problems? I'm thinking of trying this for thanksgiving- maybe I'll add pecans to the crust. I just hope it doesn't get soggy, though cheese cake doesn't and pumpkin...

Strong Coffee Ginger Chews

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by opinionatedchef 7 years ago

I really enjoy the ginger peanut chews sold in little blue rectangular foil at Whole Foods, so i decided to see if i could get them in bulk on the web. Sure enough, The Ginger People sell them as G...

What appliance or gadget for making ginger-garlic paste? Maybe also for grinding whole spices?

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by cilucia 7 years ago

Hello! This is an indian-specific question, I suppose. I did search through some prior posts, but didn't quite find an answer. I'm going to write a long post so I can give as much detail as possibl...

Canton Ginger Liqueur

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by tatamagouche 15 years ago

Does anyone know if it still exists? I can't find it anywhere anymore...

Peeling ginger

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by learning2 9 years ago

Is there an easy way to peel ginger? Seems once I get around the knots and gnarls I don't have much left. I've tried veggie peelers and knives [They turn the ginger red. Blood you know.] Is the...

How do you get ginger juice?

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by Slicko Joe 18 years ago

I have a drink recipe calling for fresh juice from ginger root. How do I collect this stuff? I don't have a juicer.... I was thinking of chopping the ginger to a paste in a food processor, but mi...

Speculoos/ Biscoff cookies vs ginger snaps

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by hungryann 7 years ago

Please enlighten me on the difference. I know the former are Belgian and Dutch in origin and have patterns on them but is the taste that much different? Maybe ginger snaps have a more pronounced gi...

What to pair with ginger ice cream?

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by QueenB 14 years ago

I made some ginger ice cream this weekend (both infused with ginger, and with chopped crystallized ginger in it). It's a bit too strong and spicy for me to eat on it's own. Any ideas of what wo...

Must I Peel the Ginger?

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by Jim Leff 14 years ago

Is it always necessary to peel ginger before grating it (for cooking)? It's such a pain...

HOW DO I MAKE Galangal (GINGER) wine

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by lockit1978 11 years ago

hi everyone im trying to find a recipe for Galangal wine does anyone have any idears would really appeciate any help thanks

Burmese Ginger Salad recipe?

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by ninrn 7 years ago

Does anyone have a really good, authentic recipe for Burmese Ginger Salad, or Jin Thoke? The one posted on Chow seems to be missing something -- not sure what.