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Recipe by Daniel Myers

Need a dessert, but only have a few basic ingredients? Here's a simple, but unusual dish. It's somewhat like hot jelly on toast, and the flavor is wonderful.


1/4 cup red wine
1/4 cup honey
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
pinch salt
pinch pepper
2 slices toast
1 tsp. (approx.) fresh ginger


Peel fresh ginger and chop very finely. Set aside.

Put wine, honey, ground ginger, salt, and pepper into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium heat and simmer until bubbles start to stack - or until syrup is thick when cool. Spoon over toast and sprinkle with a little fresh ginger. Serve hot.

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Published: 2006-09-02