The recipe calls for a teaspoon of ginger.
a 60-year-old with the ginger to consider skydiving lessons
Recent Examples on the Web
Mixmaster Charles Griffin’s uses Pimm’s No. 1, lemonade, fruits and club soda, vs. the more familiar 7Up or ginger ale.—Michael Klein, Philly.com, 19 July 2017 Slice banana bread diagonally and place on top of ginger crème anglaise.—Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, 4 July 2017 Their line of cans range from a spicy ginger-beer and rum to a gin and tonic infused with crisp cucumber and grapefruit.—Hillary Eaton, Fortune, 17 June 2017 Their Tung Po pork belly arrives in the petite lidded pot it’s cooked in, kept warm over a candle that continues to thicken and caramelize the dark, ginger and soy sauce.—Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, 15 June 2017 Raw, berry-sized Thai eggplants are snappy, slightly bitter surprises in an earthy green short rib curry, with extra layers of flavor from ginger-like finger root and basil.—Jodi Mailander Farrell, miamiherald, 29 June 2017 Signature menu items include a lobster and avocado salad, served with a miso-ginger dressing, and a strip steak.—Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 26 June 2017 Preparation
Process shallot, garlic, lemongrass, ginger, jalapeño, coriander, cumin, ½ cup cilantro, and 1 Tbsp.—Bon Appetit, 26 June 2017 The vegetable is salted and then usually rubbed with chili powder, garlic, ginger and scallions.—Anna Fifield, Washington Post, 22 June 2017
The specific natural ingredients that are included within this supplement are golden Golden Algae, dika nut, drumstick tree leaf, bigarade orange, ginger rhizome and turmeric rhizome.—Jon Goodwin, Discover Magazine, 29 Dec. 2022 The sweet and tangy flavors of orange, honey and ginger coat the chicken for a quick, savory dinner.—cleveland, 20 Dec. 2022 This formulation is plant-based and contains rich nutrients like biotin, clary oil, caffeine, castor, camellia, and ginger root oil.—Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 Dec. 2022 In addition to Clooney's concoctions, reception-goers were treated to ginger beverages — a nod to Harry's famous red locks.—Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 14 Dec. 2022 Top notes of juniper berries, ginger essential oil and norenal round out the modern scent.—Dallas News, 4 Oct. 2022 Redness doesn't stand a chance against Biossance's Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer, a gel-cream packed with red seaweed and ginger extract to soothe irritation and rosacea.—Anamaria Glavan, Allure, 12 Oct. 2022 Its flavor is similar to ginger but with a fresh, citrusy punch.—Kelsey Ogletree, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Sep. 2022 For a flavor variation, replace the cardamom and ginger with 1 teaspoon chai spice.—Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 9 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English, alteration of Old English gingifer, from Medieval Latin gingiber, alteration of Latin zingiber, from Greek zingiberi, of Indo-Aryan origin; akin to Pali siṅgivēra ginger
First Known Use
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a(1)