Carefully simmering fresh ginger in water for a good, long while is the key to deep, rounded flavor. Once you have the ginger syrup on hand, a hankering for ginger ale can be satisfied practically instantly (the drink's trademark fizz comes from seltzer).
Peach Muffins Recipe -"When fresh peaches are in season, I often make these pretty peach muffins," reports Mrs. Alton Michelson of Mondovi, Wisconsin. "With their delicate sour cream flavor and crunchy pecans, they disappear in no time.
Staples like orange-juice concentrate and Dijon mustard turn into a quick and flavorful marinade for salmon. Make it a meal: Warm Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts is a nice side dish for this tangy salmon.