8 oz. ginger root
2 1/4 cups sugar
4 3/4 cups water
Peel ginger and slice in 1/4 inch rounds.
Place in saucepan with 1/4 cup sugar and 2 cups water.
Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Drain; return ginger to pan. Add 1/4 cup sugar and 2 cups water.
Bring to boil. Simmer 10 minutes again.
Drain; return ginger to pan. Add 1 1/2 cups sugar and 3/4 cups water.
Bring to simmer, and simmer 5 minutes.
Take off heat and let cool in syrup 1 hour.
Without stirring, bring to simmer for 5 minutes.
Cool again, in syrup for 1 hour.
Last time:bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.
Spread remaining 1/4 cup sugar on large plate.
Transfer ginger with slotted spoon to plate and turn them to coat.
Allow to dry a few hours.
Pairs Well With
I like to keep this on hand in the frig to throw in baked goods.