What's a ginger bug? A charming name for a collection of bacteria and yeasts that colonize a bowl of sweetened ginger left on the counter for a few days. Easy to make, and easy to tailor the intensity of the ginger. Aka ginger beer, it's delicious!
This jam is deep, sweet, and packed with a heavy dose of ginger spice. It perks up anything it touches, like a pile of fluffy pancakes, pound cake, or a runny cheese. From Food Gift Love by Maggie Battista.
Pears are a delight in the jar... so pretty through the glass, floating golden in their juices, serene, plump as Buddhas. Here we’ve taken 6lbs of Comice pears, ripe but firm, & canned them with an unexpected, delicious combination of spices. Enjoy!