What you’ll need:
Cut the outside skin off the lemons in very small pieces. Be sure to cut away the white part, leaving only the yellow outside skin. Put the ginger root to soak in a pint of lukewarm water over night. Drain off the water, strain and save to put the sugar. Scrape and cut the ginger in thin slices. Put all the ingredients together and cook nearly an hour or until the syrup is thick.
Recipe adapted from Opie, Fred. 2015. Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food: Recipes, Remedies & Simple Pleasures. The History Press.