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Turmeric is a bright yellow spice made from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. It has a distinct bitter, peppery flavor. More »

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Turmeric root is the root or rhizome of a plant widely grown in Southern Asia, mainly in India. It is a relative of ginger and has many medicinal and culinary uses. If it is not used fresh, it can be boiled, dried and tu... More »

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Turmeric is used to relieve the symptoms of a number of conditions such as arthritis, diarrhea, heartburn, jaundice and gallbladder disorders, according to WebMD. Other conditions often treated with turmeric include lung... More »

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Turmeric root is the root or rhizome of a plant widely grown in Southern Asia, mainly in India. It is a relative of ginger and has many medicinal and culinary uses. If it is not used fresh, it can be boiled, dried and tu... More »

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Turmeric has a number of different health benefits, such as serving as an anti-inflammatory agent and as a treatment for cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease treatment and can even help pr... More »

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Turmeric is an ingredient in curry seasoning mixes, chutneys and mustard pickles as well as many rice, poultry and vegetable dishes. Turmeric is a common substitute for saffron because it costs less. More »

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Alton Brown's recipe for candied ginger includes nonstick spray, fresh ginger root, water and granulated sugar. This recipe yields about 1 pound, is easy to make, and takes approximately 15 minutes to prep and an hour to... More »

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