Scientists and historians trace back ginger’s history to the lush jungles of Southern Asia. There is also a school of thought that believes the vegetable originated in India.
Pungent aroma and sharp, spicy flavor
Love cookies? Try baking giant ginger cookies for a healthier snack. Stir together flour, ground ginger, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Set aside. Add butter and 2 cups granulated sugar and beat in a large mixing bowl until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Add eggs and molasses and continue beating. Add the flour mixture and mix using a wooden spoon. Bake in your oven at 350°F oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are light brown and puffed. Serve and delight your friends and family!