Ben made some candied ginger for snacking in the wintery cold weather.
Ginger is a common kitchen spice which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is commonly used to treat nausea and morning sickness.
- 1 1/2 pounds ginger (We started off with 2 pounds of ginger, but after removing skins and small pieces that is not usable, we were left with 1 1/2 pounds)
- pinch of salt
- 3 cups white caned sugar
- extra sugar for coating
Yield: 1 pound candied ginger
Source: Kimberly Killebrew, http://www.daringgourmet.com