Let’s Prep Turmeric & Ginger

Turmeric and Ginger are soaring in popularity from lattes to frozen desserts in America. Turmeric is the golden spice of cooking and ginger is its cozy companion.
Simple Math Conversions
A one inch knob grated = 1 teaspoon
A half inch knob grated = 1/2 teaspoon
Good to Know
Powder and Raw forms of Turmeric appear to offer different nutritional profiles:
Cooking with fresh Turmeric may offer better anti-inflammatory benefits.
Cooking with the spice powder of Turmeric appears to offer better DNA protection.
Turmeric is powerful and sophisticated. It works rapidly in our blood cells.  A quarter teaspoon of powdered turmeric is recommended per person, per day.  A quarter inch of fresh turmeric is the recommendation per person, per day. Sourced from the book “How Not to Die” Dr. Michael Greger, page 352, Herbs and Spices.

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