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.

Jamaican-Style Rice and Peas Are the Perfect Side Dish

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Ginger and Coffee

by alphanumeric 7 years ago

Hello, All. What are the preferred liqueurs when it comes to ginger and coffee? These are niggling and glaring absences on my bar and I'd like to fill them to satisfy my compulsion for completion. ...

Gingered Apples or Pears

by KrisSTX 7 years ago

Fresh Ginger Root combined with apples or pears make a delicious side dish or dessert. After thoroughly cleaning the fruit and removing stems and seeds and bruised sections, I cut the fruit into b...

Hacking crystallized ginger

by Enso 7 years ago

So after becoming disenchanted with a few sub-par purchases of crystallized ginger, and noticing the price of fresh ginger is quite a bit cheaper, I tried making my own. It turned out okay, tho ...

More "what's up with the price" - Ginger Altoids

by BiscuitBoy 7 years ago

Haven't had them in a while, wanted to compare with the Newman's Own brand...$20 something a tin?

White Stilton with Mango and Ginger & the tasty bits found in cheese

by HillJ 9 years ago

http://www.gourmet-food.com/gourmet-cheese/white-stilton-cheese-with-mango-and-ginger-1000320.aspx On a mini quest for finding the tasty bits added to many standard cheeses. Any other recomme...

Pre-minced garlic and ginger?

by pagal 9 years ago

Hi, I like to have garlic and ginger on hand, but I don't like to have a lot of it, because it frequently goes bad before I can get to it. Is it greatly going to affect the flavor of my food if...

Are Mackays Spiced Ginger Preserves THAT Good?

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by almond tree 9 years ago

I saw Mackays Spiced Ginger Preserves for the first time at my local grocery store, which carries a lot of imported items. They look awfully tempting to this ginger loving soul, but are very pric...

Homemade gari (pickled ginger)

by SeleneC 8 years ago

Should I slice across the ginger instead of slicing lengthwise? Or is it the other way round? I've read many recipes online, but I'd like to know if anyone has tried cutting it differently to ac...

Ho Sum Bistro red ginger dressing recipe

by dianne1600 9 years ago

My friend raves about Ho Sum Bistro and the chicken salad with red ginger dressing. Does anyone have the dressing recipe?

Help buying Virgil Kaine Bourbon and Ginger

by Kiki321 8 years ago

I am trying to purchase Virgil Kaine Bourbon and Ginger for my husband for Valentine's day and can't find any online sellers or liquor stores willing to ship to CA. This spirit is made in SC and se...

stem ginger

by saucyknave 19 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for stem ginger. There are several Asian markets where I live, so that's no problem. But what do I look for to get a quality product? Any characteristics to be on...

ginger cookie recipe, please

by heylids 11 years ago

I have never made ginger cookies and am seeking an outstanding recipe to bake for a friend. Can you help? If anyone also has other outstanding cookies for the holidays, please share! Happy Hol...

Ground ginger - at home

by jammy 8 years ago

Not sure why it took me this long to realize I can make dried, ground ginger at home. It's a totally different spice than the one bought at the store. As well as packing a good amount of heat and f...

Recipe for Ginger Bread Bundt

by pumpkinspice 8 years ago

I have this sudden craving for ginger spiced (gingerbread) loaf of some sort (but baking it in a bundt pan to “up” the presentation. I have been searching online but have not found a recipe where t...

Mealy ginger gold apples--don't want applesauce

by Isolda 11 years ago

I am so bummed. Ginger golds are among my favorite apples, but only if they're very recently picked, and the bag I got at Trader Joe's apparently was not. I made half the bag into a decent cake, bu...

Best method for straining ginger infusions?

by buzzardbreath 8 years ago

I recently made a batch of ginger liqueur using sliced ginger. It tastes fantastic but even after being strained multiple times through coffee filters, there is still some sediment-type stuff in i...

Green Ginger Wine

by butterchicken2nan 15 years ago

A thread on the UK board about local products reminded me of this wonderful stuff. There are two major brands I know of Stone's and Crabbie's - the wine is mildly alcoholic and is used - in Scotlan...

Ginger Paste

by tolerating 8 years ago

Does anyone know what I can do with Ginger paste? I've been told to use Ginger paste( home made) + honey... Ideas, please!

Ginger Syrup

by Dapuma 8 years ago

Going to make some ginger syrup for the drink listed below - other than juicing the ginger to get the syrup and going 1-1 - do I need to heat the mixture for it to gel properly or will the cold met...

Subbing ginger paste for fresh?

by ButterYum 8 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for a 2-inch piece of crushed (smashed) ginger, but all I have in the house is ginger paste in a tube. Has anyone actually subbed the paste for a piece of crushed fresh ...