To me cooking with ginger immediately means delicious ginger snaps recipe, gingerbread recipe or other sweets enhanced by this delicious spice. This is how I have used this product for many years. In more recent years I have found that fresh ginger adds a delicate touch to Oriental meat dishes. Ginger is often used in curries and other vegetable dishes. Ginger is also used in beverages such as beer, wine, teas and coffee in different parts of the world.
Studies have suggested that ginger is beneficial for medicinal purposes. It has proven useful for many causes of nausea. Ginger tea is a common folk remedy for colds and suppresses coughing. Ginger has also been historically used to treat inflammation such as arthritis.
MOO GOO GAI PAN RECIPE
Cooking with ginger enhances this Oriental recipe.
Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch thick slices; mix chicken with soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch, ginger, sugar and garlic powder and set aside.
Slice mushrooms and broccoli thinly; cut onions crosswise into 3 inch pieces.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium high; cook mushrooms, onions, water chestnuts and broccoli stirring quickly until mushrooms are tender.
With spoon remove mushroom mixture to a bowl; add 3 tablespoons oil and cook chicken mixture stirring quickly until chicken is tender and cooked done.
Return mushroom mixture to skillet; add peas and heat through. Serve over rice.
GINGER SNAPS RECIPE
Cooking with ginger and making these delicious cookies.
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Cream together butter, sugar, molasses and eggs.
Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture.
Shape into small balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheet allowing room to spread.
Bake about 8-9 minutes.
GINGER BREAD RECIPE
Cooking with ginger makes this delicious ginger bread recipe.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and eggs; add molasses and vanilla and blend well.
Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices together; add to cream mixture alternately with lukewarm water.
Blend mixture well and pour into prepared muffin tins (or paper lined) and bake until pick comes out clean. (12 to 18 minutes depending on size)