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  • How to Peel & Grate Ginger Root

    How to Peel & Grate Ginger Root

    Ginger is a popular flavor in many Asian cuisines. Fresh ginger can be purchased at many groceries and markets in the form of a knobby rhizome that looks like a root. Although many stores sell dried, powdered ginger in the spice aisle, dried ginger and fresh ginger have very different tastes. If you have a recipe that calls for fresh ...

  • How to Store Fresh Fudge

    How to Store Fresh Fudge

    Whether you make fudge at home or buy it fresh from a candy store, the storage method affects the quality of the rich treat. Proper wrapping and storage containers slow the moisture loss to keep the fudge tasting fresh and prevent it from drying out. You can store the candy at room temperature for a week or more. For longer ...

  • How do I Save and Store Fresh Ginger?

    How do I Save and Store Fresh Ginger?

    How do I Save and Store Fresh Ginger? Photo Credit Thoun Kheang/Demand Media Fresh ginger, common in Asian cooking, is a popular flavoring agent, particularly prized for purported antioxidant, gastrointestinal and anti-inflammatory health benefits. Although it can be purchased dried, candied, crystallized and pickled, fresh ginger root is the best option for its more potent flavor and its superior nutrient ...

  • How Much Ginger Root Can You Take in a Day?

    How Much Ginger Root Can You Take in a Day?

    Ginger root is an herbal supplement and cooking spice derived from the Zingiber officinale plant. Historically, ginger root has been used to reduce stomach upset symptoms, including nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, resulting from motion sickness, morning sickness during pregnancy or chemotherapy or anesthesia. Ginger root may also be effective in treating flu-like or cold symptoms. Always consult your medical provider ...

  • What Meds Does Ginger Root Interfere With?

    What Meds Does Ginger Root Interfere With?

    Ginger root made from the root, or rhizome of the ginger plant, has long been used to treat conditions such as stomach upset, arthritis and the common cold in Asian, Indian and Arabic cultures. But ginger root, like many herbal substances, can also affect the absorption or effectiveness of a number of other medications. Do not take ginger root without ...

  • What Is Uncrystallized Ginger Good For?

    What Is Uncrystallized Ginger Good For?

    Ginger root is a rhizome, which means it is an aromatic underground stem. This root is a common ingredient in many cuisines, including Asian and Indian dishes. Ginger has properties beyond providing a spicy, sweet taste to these cuisines, however. It has been used for the treatment of nausea due to pregnancy or motion sickness, arthritis, stomach upset, asthma, diabetes, ...

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