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  • CarvedTonesCarvedTones Posts: 2,341Member Member Posts: 2,341Member Member
    lkpducky wrote: »
    That so-called "ginger wine" is just a strong ginger drink, no alcohol. I've been adding a small volume to a glass of sparkling water. And there was no prawn or prawn flavor in the crisps - the flavor was the cocktail sauce instead.

    I wish it was called something else. Labels bother me when I am avoiding all alcohol, though Ginger Ale and Root Beer are pretty accepted as soft drink names. Ginger Beer usually seems to be an alcoholic beverage though.
  • MelanieCN77MelanieCN77 Posts: 3,394Member Member Posts: 3,394Member Member
    If you can find the British McVities Digestive biscuits (cookies) they make an amazing substitute for graham crackers in cheesecake crust.
  • CarvedTonesCarvedTones Posts: 2,341Member Member Posts: 2,341Member Member
    If you can find the British McVities Digestive biscuits (cookies) they make an amazing substitute for graham crackers in cheesecake crust.

    In a lot of things, I like finely chopped pecans mixed in with the graham cracker crumbs.
  • aokoyeaokoye Posts: 1,947Member Member Posts: 1,947Member Member
    lkpducky wrote: »
    That so-called "ginger wine" is just a strong ginger drink, no alcohol. I've been adding a small volume to a glass of sparkling water. And there was no prawn or prawn flavor in the crisps - the flavor was the cocktail sauce instead.

    Google tells me that it has alcohol in it. There's also a recipe for it in the Guardian that makes it sound like it's definitely a type of alcohol. That said, if I was wanting a fizzy really gingery drink, I would either make unfermented ginger beer or make ginger syrup and mix it with carbonated water (which I might do this afternoon).
  • ElC_76ElC_76 Posts: 3,750Member Member Posts: 3,750Member Member
    aokoye wrote: »
    lkpducky wrote: »
    That so-called "ginger wine" is just a strong ginger drink, no alcohol. I've been adding a small volume to a glass of sparkling water. And there was no prawn or prawn flavor in the crisps - the flavor was the cocktail sauce instead.

    Google tells me that it has alcohol in it. There's also a recipe for it in the Guardian that makes it sound like it's definitely a type of alcohol. That said, if I was wanting a fizzy really gingery drink, I would either make unfermented ginger beer or make ginger syrup and mix it with carbonated water (which I might do this afternoon).

    Thanks, I thought that was the case.. thanks for the confirmation.
  • MoHousdonMoHousdon Posts: 8,715Member Member Posts: 8,715Member Member
    Going to have more of that apple pie later - it's my birthday. Then back to it tomorrow; I want to get lower in my maintenance range.

    Happy late birthday!
  • lkpduckylkpducky Posts: 8,682Member Member Posts: 8,682Member Member
    ElC_76 wrote: »
    aokoye wrote: »
    lkpducky wrote: »
    That so-called "ginger wine" is just a strong ginger drink, no alcohol. I've been adding a small volume to a glass of sparkling water. And there was no prawn or prawn flavor in the crisps - the flavor was the cocktail sauce instead.

    Google tells me that it has alcohol in it. There's also a recipe for it in the Guardian that makes it sound like it's definitely a type of alcohol. That said, if I was wanting a fizzy really gingery drink, I would either make unfermented ginger beer or make ginger syrup and mix it with carbonated water (which I might do this afternoon).

    Thanks, I thought that was the case.. thanks for the confirmation.

    Adding my thanks as well for the clarification.
    This is what I got. The cashier lady was therefore incorrect when she used the term ginger wine, or else she just didn't look carefully.

    https://www.rochesterginger.com.au/

    and @CarvedTones Happy Birthday!!
  • CarvedTonesCarvedTones Posts: 2,341Member Member Posts: 2,341Member Member
    lkpducky wrote: »
    ElC_76 wrote: »
    aokoye wrote: »
    lkpducky wrote: »
    That so-called "ginger wine" is just a strong ginger drink, no alcohol. I've been adding a small volume to a glass of sparkling water. And there was no prawn or prawn flavor in the crisps - the flavor was the cocktail sauce instead.

    Google tells me that it has alcohol in it. There's also a recipe for it in the Guardian that makes it sound like it's definitely a type of alcohol. That said, if I was wanting a fizzy really gingery drink, I would either make unfermented ginger beer or make ginger syrup and mix it with carbonated water (which I might do this afternoon).

    Thanks, I thought that was the case.. thanks for the confirmation.

    Adding my thanks as well for the clarification.
    This is what I got. The cashier lady was therefore incorrect when she used the term ginger wine, or else she just didn't look carefully.

    https://www.rochesterginger.com.au/

    and @CarvedTones Happy Birthday!!

    Thanks!

    That looks interesting; I really like ginger. So I found it is available from some Amazon sellers in the US. $60 for 2 bottles. Yikes! There is a candy and soda store in town called Rocket Fizz that carries a few good ginger ales. I like Blenheim Hot Ginger Ale but don't get it often. Full sugar sodas really don't make this list for me except on rare occasions. A ginger ale or other non alcoholic ginger drink that is highly regarded and I haven't tried yet is kind of a non specific item that does make the list though. But the price to get Rochester here kind of kills the deal...
  • CarvedTonesCarvedTones Posts: 2,341Member Member Posts: 2,341Member Member
    I have always liked Lindor balls, but the white with crushed peppermint is a new one to me. Consumed a number of them the last few days. I guess it makes the list of "worth it" foods.

    I have the black eyed peas tradition passed down from my mom's side of the family and I keep doing it because it reminds me of her. Yesterday i tried something new and basically subbed black eyed peas for red beans in a red beans and rice recipe and added chicken. It was actually quite tasty.
  • lkpduckylkpducky Posts: 8,682Member Member Posts: 8,682Member Member
    Thanks!

    That looks interesting; I really like ginger. So I found it is available from some Amazon sellers in the US. $60 for 2 bottles. Yikes! There is a candy and soda store in town called Rocket Fizz that carries a few good ginger ales. I like Blenheim Hot Ginger Ale but don't get it often. Full sugar sodas really don't make this list for me except on rare occasions. A ginger ale or other non alcoholic ginger drink that is highly regarded and I haven't tried yet is kind of a non specific item that does make the list though. But the price to get Rochester here kind of kills the deal...

    I discovered Rocket Fizz when visiting San Luis Obispo a couple of months ago. Great store! what a collection of goodies!
    I've been diluting the ginger drink quite a bit in fizzy water - about 1:10.

  • MoHousdonMoHousdon Posts: 8,715Member Member Posts: 8,715Member Member
    We have a Rocket Fizz too! I've never been in there, but I would like to.
  • CarvedTonesCarvedTones Posts: 2,341Member Member Posts: 2,341Member Member
    MoHousdon wrote: »
    We have a Rocket Fizz too! I've never been in there, but I would like to.

    It's like one of those candy stores at a theme park plus it has the sodas. I should probably log a few calories just from breathing the air in there.
  • ElC_76ElC_76 Posts: 3,750Member Member Posts: 3,750Member Member
    This might touch someone's fancy... ;) :p

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  • CarvedTonesCarvedTones Posts: 2,341Member Member Posts: 2,341Member Member
    ElC_76 wrote: »
    This might touch someone's fancy... ;) :p

    q5ev5rqzqakm.jpg

    Can you provide some details on what this is?
  • ElC_76ElC_76 Posts: 3,750Member Member Posts: 3,750Member Member
    ElC_76 wrote: »
    This might touch someone's fancy... ;) :p

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    Sorry, this bottom picture is a video link, but here is the written recipe...

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  • TavistockToadTavistockToad Posts: 35,844Member Member Posts: 35,844Member Member
    ElC_76 wrote: »
    This might touch someone's fancy... ;) :p

    q5ev5rqzqakm.jpg

    Can you provide some details on what this is?

    More calories than there are in the world...
  • ElC_76ElC_76 Posts: 3,750Member Member Posts: 3,750Member Member
    ElC_76 wrote: »
    This might touch someone's fancy... ;) :p

    q5ev5rqzqakm.jpg

    Can you provide some details on what this is?

    More calories than there are in the world...

    True!..

    Suggestion... substitute for lower calorie ingredients to suit your needs

    Same with other recipes I use.
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