Ginger, Ground has a pungent taste and also acts as a preservative.
Powdered ginger is mainly used as a flavoring in recipes such as gingerbread, cookies, crackers, cakes, ginger ale and gingerbeer.
Dried ginger powder should be kept in a cool dry place or the refrigerator.
Ginger is available fresh, crystallized, candied and pickled.
About 6 calories for 1 teaspoon or 2 grams.