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6 recipes where ginger is the star

Dec. 16, 2013, 12:47 p.m.
Ginger cookies and ginger root

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Spice up your diet

Ginger is one of those kitchen pantry staples with hidden, magical qualities. A flood of associations come mind, ranging from decadent holiday treats to health food. Sliced, diced or ground into powder, ginger can be incorporated into scores of recipes where subtle heat is required — and it can also stand on its own as a flavorful treat. Try these ginger-infused recipes to add more flavor to your diet. (Text: Enrique Gili)