Wait, What? The Best Part of Fresh Ginger Is Actually the Peel

August 24, 2015

It’s hard to beat the potent, spicy, nose-tinglingly hot flavor of fresh ginger. We like adding the freshly-grated stuff to everything from our blueberry pies to our smoothies. One thing we’re not so keen on, however, is the waste created by all those peels.

Instead of tossing your ginger peels in the garbage (or compost!), use them to create a potent broth that you can add to…just about anything. Here’s how to do it.

How to Make the Broth

To make the broth, add at least a quarter of a cup of ginger peels to a quart of water. The…