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Test Kitchen video tip: Peeling ginger

November 18, 2011 |  2:26 pm


Whenever you have a recipe that calls for fresh ginger, rest assured, there is an easy way to peel it before using.

Just use a spoon.

Because the skin is so delicate and tissue-like, a spoon can easily scrape it away. And unlike a vegetable peeler or knife, which will peel some of the root with the skin, a dull spoon should take away only the skin.

A spoon is also handy for getting into all those nooks and crannies with a ginger root.

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