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Ginger More Than Just A Root

Make your own Ginger Juice. Use a garlic press to squeeze a 1 x 2 inch piece of ginger root. This simple hack yields about 1 tablespoon of ginger essence. With just a few squeezes, you unlock a tablespoon of liquid gold - fresh, Ginger Juice.




Ginger juice is a potent and flavorful addition to a myriad of dishes and drinks, from teas and cocktails to dressings and marinades. Its zesty, spicy kick can elevate the taste of your recipes to new heights. But, extracting juice from this fibrous root can seem daunting. That's where your kitchen's unsung hero, the garlic press, comes in to offer an incredibly easy and efficient solution.


Typically, juicing ginger involves grating the root and then pressing it through a sieve or cheesecloth to extract the juice, which can be messy and time-consuming. But by using a garlic press, you can streamline the process and avoid the hassle. Start by peeling a 1 x 2 inch piece of fresh ginger root to remove the skin, which can be bitter.




Then, simply place the peeled ginger in the garlic press and squeeze over a bowl or directly into your dish. The press does an excellent job of extracting the juice while leaving the fibrous pulp behind. This method is not only quick but also minimizes waste, allowing you to extract every drop of juice from the ginger.


Plus, it's ideal for recipes that require a small amount of ginger juice, as you can easily control the quantity produced without having to juice a large amount of ginger at once. One of the great benefits of using fresh ginger juice is its concentrated flavor and aroma, which is more vibrant than that of ground ginger.




It's perfect for adding a fresh zing to your dishes and drinks, and since it's liquid, it integrates seamlessly into recipes, distributing its flavor evenly. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this ginger juice hack is a game changer.


It's a simple, no-fuss way to harness the bold flavor of ginger with minimal effort. So, grab your garlic press and start squeezing your way to flavorful dishes and drinks with homemade ginger juice.

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