Thursday, December 6, 2012

Sweetened Ginger

Sweetened Ginger
1/2 lb. fresh ginger root
1 cup sugar
Enough water to cover ginger 

  • Peel and slice ginger into even small strips by knife or mandolin
  • Put ginger in sauce pan and enough water to just cover ginger
  • Bring to a boil and reduce to medium and simmer for 45 minutes
  • After water reduces, add sugar, bring to a boil again, reduce to medium, and simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally
  • At this point the ginger should be covered and sticky
  • Dump ginger onto cooling rack with something under the rack to catch the sugar drippings
  • Let cool, bag or bottle, lasts for several weeks in air tight container 

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