Peel and slice a one-inch knob of fresh ginger, and pour over it a quart of boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes, then strain. Combine this ginger tea, which has a bite to it, with an equal amount of apple cider. Serve hot or cold.
That’s it, folks, one of my favorite kinds of recipes: common ingredients + no work = alchemy. It was told to me in the waiting room of the Boston Children’s Chorus by Cynthia, the mother of one of Lydia’s fellow singers. Drink up. The mixed flavour might give you, too, a curious feeling.
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