For easy, homemade Dijon mustard, gather 1 cup mustard powder, 3 tablespoons honey, 2 cups white wine, 1 onion and 3 garlic cloves. Also organize 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil and 2 teaspoons of salt. Note that the final mixture must be refrigerated two to eight weeks before serving.
Yellow mustard can be used as a substitute for Dijon mustard. If yellow mustard is unavailable, Dijon mustard can be substituted with a combination of dried mustard, vinegar, cold water and sugar.
Other varieties of mustard are appropriate substitutes for Dijon mustard in most recipes, but they alter the flavor profile. Yellow mustard makes the finished product more tart, while spicy mustard makes it spicier. Another option is to make a homemade Dijon-style mustard with sugar, water, mayonnai
Betty Crocker's Parmesan-Dijon Chicken and Sunny Anderson's easy Grilled Honey-Dijon Chicken are both chicken recipes using Dijon mustard. Betty Crocker's recipe has a shorter overall prep and cook time of 50 minutes while Sunny Anderson's recipe takes a total of 2 hours 25 minutes.
Mustard comes from the seeds of the mustard plant, either white, brown or black. The mustard seeds are mixed with lemon juice, salt, water and other liquids, seasonings and spices to make the condiment that ranges in color from bright yellow to dark brown.
Prepared mustard is made by grinding mustard seeds and then combining the powdered, cracked or bruised form of the seed with an acidic liquid base such as vinegar, wine or water. This process occurs regularly in food-processing plants, but individuals can make prepared mustard in a home kitchen.
Mustard seeds and prepared mustard is healthy to consume. Mustard is rich in selenium and magnesium, which have an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. Mustard seeds also contain phytonutrients that can aid the digestive tract when consumed in moderation.
Mustard as a condiment has a yellow color because of the addition of a plant called turmeric in the production process. Mustard seed by itself has a dull-gray or brown color, whereas turmeric has a yellow color and is used as a natural food dye.
Mustard seeds are the edible seeds of the mustard plant. As of 2014, both Canada and the United States produce a large share of the world's mustard supply.
Some of the most popular brands of prepared mustard are Heinz, Plochman's, Gulden's, French's and Colman's. The term "prepared mustard" usually refers to yellow mustard.