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Crystallized/Candied Ginger

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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.

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I like to keep this on hand in the frig to throw in baked goods.

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