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Ginger is the star in these perfect-for-Fall recipes by Ronnie Fein, author of The Modern Kosher Kitchen and Hip Kosher. Not only does ginger add some super health benefits such as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds, it also packs a flavor punch that is sure to enhance your dishes. 

Roasted Cider Chicken with Ginger and Apples

Roasted Cider Ginger Chicken

Chicken is so mild that I make it with different seasonings and flavorings all the time, just to change up my menu and keep it interesting. Because of the combo of apples and honey, this Roasted Cider Chicken with Ginger and Apples is a family favorite for Rosh Hashanah, but it’s also perfect all through the Fall. The juices have a faint flavor of spice and go beautifully on top of plain rice or egg noodles.  

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Carrots with Ginger and Orange

Maple Ginger Carrots

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Pear and Ginger Crisp

Pear Ginger Crisp

I love when it’s early Autumn and the new crop of pears hits the market. They taste different – better than the stuff you get during the year. Of course, pears are wonderful for eating out of hand, but are perfect for pies, cakes and crisps too. Fresh ginger perks up the rather mild-mannered fruit, so I often pair it with pears like in this recipe for Pear and Ginger Crisp.   

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