If you are growing ginger indoors remember to move the plant if it is in a location where it might get too cold in winter. The easiest way to get hold of a ginger plant is to break the little "finger" end pieces off a root of ginger. The best ones are those with a shoot bud developing. These look like a small pyramid horn at the end of the root.
My family used to be a bunch of pop addicts. This came from my “couponing” days, when I would find great deals on pop of all kinds, and buy it just because it was a great deal. I have since recanted those ways, and we drink more water, kombucha tea, and the occasional homemade soda.… [read more]
Candied ginger from Alton Brown. Very easy and cheap to make--especially if you go to an Asian market to buy the raw ginger (candied ginger is very expensive to buy). Finely chopped and mixed in or sprinkled on top, this stuff elevates ginger cookies to a sublime level. awesome in coffee or tea.