🔕 🔔

Follow friends and influencers

By following your friends and influencers you'll be able to see what they're saving in real time.
Sign up Feed preview
Loading…
All questions

Can you freeze ginger so it will keep better? A friend told me this recently -- but I am curious as to whether anyone has had success with this. Thanks in advance for your responses!

asked by megbennington over 7 years ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

5 answers 1328 views
mrathmel
added over 7 years ago

I actually do this all the time. I put my unused ginger (unpeeled) in a zip lock bag and put it in the freezer. I pull it out and gate/slice/dice as needed. I've never had a problem doing this...

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

Mr_Vittles
added over 7 years ago

Yeah, just peel it and wrap in a layer of cling film. It makes it last forever, do not even wait to defreeze it, just grate it on a Microplane and its ready to use.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

AntoniaJames
AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 7 years ago

Wow, the useful things we learn here! Thanks, everyone! ;o)

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

nutcakes
added over 7 years ago

There was a big thread on this very topic recently. I also keep some in the freezer, I don't thaw it, just use the microplane on it. Thawed it turns squishy.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

mrslarkin
added over 7 years ago

I'm with everyone, freeze your unpeeled ginger! I wrap my tubers in plastic film, then store in freezer baggie. Grate frozen w microplane. Peeling optional. Also helpful to cut some disks up and freeze for when you need those larger chunks.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)