The zippiness of minced fresh ginger and a crisp Pink Lady apple gave the mellow pears a pleasant kick. The compote ended up swirled in yogurt and oatmeal, but it was at its best paired with walnuts on a buttermilk waffle.
I have an organic lemon tree in my backyard that yields more lemons than I know what to do with. This recipe adds a hint of ginger for a subtle, yet spicy kick. There is enough sugar in this recipe to keep the lemons tasting tart, but not too sweet.
Ginger makes one of my favorite candies. Spicy, chewy and amazing in desserts, I serve honey candied ginger as an after-dinner treat. Slices of honey candied ginger are also delicious at the bottom of your cup of tea or hot chocolate.