Spicy Ginger Syrup
Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2020
This vibrant, umami-packed sauce comes together in minutes. Serve it over grilled or roasted meats or to dress cold noodle salads or vegetables.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Fresh ginger has a fiery bite, but it fades with heat and time. For a ginger syrup that retains its pungency, we grind lots of ginger with sugar and let it sit until the liquid released from the ginger dissolves the sugar crystals—no cookin...