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).
Vegan Butternut Squash Potato Gnocchi Love the look of it and the suggested way to serve with spinach and pine nuts, but will have to sub veggie stock and cashew parm for the Earth Balance and the Daiya.
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.