Gourmet Mustard Mixes

Gourmet Mustard Mixes

Gourmet Mustard MixesBy Lucinda Jenkins

Making your own gourmet mustard mixes can be fun and interesting! The combinations are endless,delicious, aromatic and rewarding.These make great gifts which are very inexpensive to make

The basic recipe is:

3 ozs. of brown or yellow mustard seeds

1/4 c. of brown sugar

1 tsp salt

1 tsp. black tellicherry peppers (or cracked pepper)

1 tsp. of turmeric

7/8 cup of malt vinegar OR wine OR white vinegar

This is the fun part using your creativity..

(this recipe makes a little over a cup)

Put the mustard seeds, sugar salt, pepper, turmeric into a blender and whirl. Gradually add the liquid one tablespoon at a time. You should have a coarse paste, let this stand or rest for 20 minutes. Spoon into a clean jar,cap tightly and store in the refrigerator. This should be ready in about two weeks.

To make different gourmet mustards:

Clove Spice Mustard: add one teaspoon of cloves

Mustard Herbes De Provence:add two tablespoon of Herbs de Provence mixture

Hot Garlic Mustard: add 1 dried chili pepper and 1 clove of garlic

Horseradish Mustard: add 1/2-1 tablespoon of grated horseradish

Tarragon Mustard: add a pinch of cloves and 1 teaspoon of tarragon

Beer Mustard: use 1/2 cup of beer and 1/4 of malt vinegar instead of the 7/8 cup of malt vinegar, a pinch of ginger, cinnamon and caraway seeds.. rather interesting

Honey Mustard: add 1/4 honey instead of brown sugar. Add the 1/4 c honey and you decide how much bourbon you want in your mustard and substitute the malt vinegar.

Lucinda Jenkins Copyright © 1998, Glenbrook Farms Herbs & Such

About the Author

Lucinda Jenkins of Glenbrook Farms is a soapmaker, business owner, and herbalist. You can purchase the needed spices and herbs for your mustards on her website Glenbrook Farms Herbs and Such. Glenbrook Farms is our source for all of our herbal supplies, soaps and more.

 

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