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Best to Buy

Fresh ginger is available year-round.

Prep & Store

Trim away the peel from 1-inch (25-mm) pieces. Mince with a sharp knife or use a fine grater.

Tasty Tip

Grate fresh ginger over cooked veggies. Try sweet potatoes, carrots, or collard greens for an international flavor.

Quick & Easy Recipe

Add ginger to olive oil, dried red chiles, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, and onions to create a delicious marinade.

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