What Is the Best Way To: Grate Ginger?

Grating ginger is one of those little kitchen tasks that we rather dread. Usually when a recipe calls for grated ginger it calls for a lot, and while our Microplane does a pretty good job of it, our fingers always feel shredded up by the end! How do you grate ginger? Have you found a better, faster, more finger-friendly method than the Microplane?

Here are a few more posts on cooking with ginger.
Five Ways to Eat: Fresh Ginger
How to Peel Ginger
How Can I Make Pickled Ginger At Home?

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