How to Plant Wild Ginger & Ginger Root?

Answer Wild ginger and ginger root grow differently, but offer similar purposes. Native to North America, wild ginger (asarum) is a lush perennial with flowers lasting well past their season. Harvest wild... Read More »

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How much ground ginger equals a fresh ginger root?

When cooking, 1/8 tsp. of ground ginger powder equals 1 tbsp. of chopped, minced or shredded ginger. The taste of powdered and fresh ginger are not completely the same, however, so use the substitu... Read More »

How do I plant ginger root?

Selection and PreparationSelect ginger roots from the produce section of your supermarket that are cream to light brown, and free of bruises and mold, advises the Texas A&M University Aggie Horticu... Read More »

Is ginger ale made from ginger root?

Ginger is a versatile herb with many valuable properties. The original beverage called "ginger ale" contained real ginger root among its ingredients, while most sodas today do not. However, some na... Read More »

How much dry ginger is needed for a ginger root?

Since fresh ginger root and dry ginger have two distinctive flavors, substitution is not recommended. In a pinch, however, replace 1 tbsp. of fresh ginger with 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. of ground ginger.Sour... Read More »