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Ginger Tea


  • 2 inch segment of ginger
  • 4 cups water
  • Honey (optional)
  • Lemon slice


A very easy and very good winter beverage. Start off with these proportions and modify it according to your preference for spiciness. 4 cups of water will make about two mugs of tea. Peel and dice your ginger. Add the ginger and water to a saucepan, and bring to a boil. (Keep an eye on it, it will boil over if you've got the pan covered and it really gets going.) Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Add honey and your lemon slice, if you'd like, pour it into a cup, and enjoy!

A long time tradition of unknown origin