What is Yellow mustard?
"In the United States, yellow mustard is referred to as "mustard". In the rest of the world, it is called "yellow mustard" or "American mustard". This is a mild mustard colored bright yellow by the inclusion of turmeric. It was introduced in 1904 by George T. French as . . . . . .
"cream salad mustard". This mustard is closely associated with:
- Hot Dogs: In the US, the National Sausage and Hot Dog Council conducted a poll in 2005, which found mustard to be the most popular condiment (32 percent).
- Deli Sandwiches: Common sandwiches made with mustard are corned beef, ham, roast beef, cuban sandwich,
- Hamburgers: Hamburgers are often served with various condiments, such as ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, relish etc.
Yellow mustard is the United States' is the third most popular condiment, after:
- Salsa: "In American English, it usually refers to the spicy, often tomato based, hot sauces typical of Hispanic cuisine, particularly those used as dips. In British English, the word typically refers to salsa cruda, which is common in Mexican, Spanish and Italian cuisine."
- Ketchup: also known as tomato ketchup or red sauce, is a condiment usually made from tomatoes.
Along with its use on various sandwiches, yellow mustard is a key ingredient in many types of:
- Barbecue Sauces : (BBQ Sauce): it usually tops meat after cooking or during barbecuing, grilling, or baking.
- Salad dressings: The concept of salad dressing varies across cultures. Honey Dijon is a well know dressing made with mustard-
Yellow mustard is often rubbed on barbecue meat prior to applying a dry rub, to form a crust, called bark, on the meat."
Basic Yellow Mustard Recipe
- 1/4 cup White wine vinegar
Blend all ingredients except egg yolks and let stand 2 hours. Beat egg yolks into mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, over hot (not boiling) water until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Cover and store in refrigerator for up to a month.
"In wholegrain mustard, the seeds are not ground, but mixed whole with other ingredients. Different flavors and strengths can be achieved by using different blends of mustard seed species. Some variations have additives such as sun-dried tomato mustard and chili mustard."
Did you know we have a Holiday in honor of mustard?
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