The 230th picture in "A Picture A Day" series.
That's a ginger root. Don't ya think it's cool looking? It reminds me of the mandrake baby in Pan's Labryinth. Anyway, earlier this year I found out that I really like ginger tea, which was surprising since I have never been a fan of tea. The problem, though, is that I can't find just a package of ginger tea. The ginger tea is always mixed in a sampler package with a bunch of other nasty teas I would never drink.
Today, I was desperate for some ginger tea, because I'm really nauseous and have a bad upset stomach. And, ginger tea is excellent for calming down a turbulent tummy, so I decided to make my own. It's really easy!
First, buy a ginger root at the grocery store. Then, cut off about two inches of it, peel it, and thinly slice. Boil 4 cups of water and add the sliced ginger. Cover and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
And now you have a yummy glass of homemade ginger root tea!