Green ginger or dried ginger roots. Sugar.
Cover the ginger well with water. If it is green soak for thirty minutes, but if the roots are dried allow one hour. Boil the green ginger for thirty minutes and the dried roots for one hour.
Slice the ginger and strain the water.
To one cupful of the water allow three-fourths of a cupful of sugar and boil for thirty minutes or until a rich syrup is formed. Add the sliced ginger and boil until clear.
Seal in jars.