From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Use ginger's signature spiciness to enhance everything from classic holiday crinkle cookies to tangy carrot switchel.
Learn more about the health benefits of this versatile spice.
The flavor of fresh ginger is more pronounced than dried, sporting heavy citrus, even acidic, notes. Learn more.
For centuries, ginger has been used to treat a variety of conditions from motion sickness to arthritis. When I was pregnant, chewing on fresh ginger helped alleviate my morning sickness (which makes it a super food all on its own). Find out what gives ginger its super powers.
These crunchy oatmeal cookies combine vitamin E-rich nuts and high-fiber oatmeal with a touch of ginger -- all for only 70 calories and 4.5 grams of fat (2 grams of saturated fat).
Check out Guy Fier's Ginger-Carrot Soup recipe from Food Network Magazine to find an easy-to-make dish ideal for Meatless Monday dinner.
This popular ingredient can spice up more than gingerbread cookies. Get the basics plus winter warming healthy recipes.
Though they are crispier than classic gingerbread cookies, ginger snaps are made with many of the same ingredients and boast a warm, spicy flavor.