Fresh Gingerroot Preserve

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1 lb Fresh gingerroot
2 c Sugar
1/2 ts Cream of tartar

Original recipe makes 3 6 oz jars



Peel gingerroots and cut into bite-size pieces. Soak peeled ginger in cold water to cover for 1 hour. Drain and cover with fresh cold water. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Drain, cover with fresh cold water, and boil again for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain and reserve. Combine sugar and 1 cup water and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until thick. Add gingerroot and cream of tartar. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Place in sterilized jars, seal, and store in a cool place. (I water bathed for probably 10-15 minutes.) Makes three 6-oz. jars. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #128 by Grayson Mathews on May 7, 1997

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