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Ginger Root

Last Modified: 03/07/11
First Published: 12/13/07
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ginger root
Ingredient Information

Ginger Root
Price: $0.01
Calories: 2.00
Mass:
Volume: 1.00

Ginger Root is a rhizome having a firm, striated texture that adds a pungent and spicy flavor to cooked dishes. Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a mild taste.

Fresh ginger offers a superior flavor over the dried. Peeling the skin the ginger then can be sliced, minced or julienned. Added to the beginning of a dish the ginger has a softer flavor whereas at the end it offers a more pungent flavor.

Methods of cooking include fresh vegetables, salad dressings, rice dishes and teas.

1 tablespoon is about 5 grams and 18 calories.




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