Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Make Your Own Mustard

I have two recipes that I use depending on what I am going to use it for the first one is very easy but a little more spicy. Andy does not like spicy mustard's but I love them, so this is the one I like to use on sandwiches.
4 Tablespoons dry mustard powder

2 Tablespoons vinegar ( I use cider vinegar)

1 ½ teaspoon turmeric

2 Tablespoons water

Optional 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder, paprika, salt
Put all the dry ingredients in a small bowl

Whisk all together.

add the water a 1/2 tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency. Let the mixture sit at least 20 minutes before serving. will last up to two weeks in the fridge.

The second one isn’t as spicy and is what I like to use in my macaroni and potato salads or where ever I need mustard in a recipe. This one does require a little more work but not much.

½ cup dry mustard powder
½ cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 Tablespoon sugar
½ cup white vinegar
½ cup water
2 eggs
½ teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon softened margarine

Mix all the dry ingredients in a medium sauce pan.
add the vinegar and water and mix well

beat the eggs and add

place on low heat and stir constantly until the mixture thickens (it will thicken very fast) and begins sticking to the pan it may be lumpy.

remove from heat and add margarine.

mix with an electric mixer or stick blender on low until it is a  smooth consistency. You can add more margarine to make it thinner and creamier.

Put in a jar and store in the fridge

Dry mustard powder is a lot easier to store then prepared mustard. And you will always have mustard.


  1. Hello Connie!
    I would have never thought to make my own mustard, but might have to try my hand at this one. All my little guys love it and I would rather have honey mustard. (Hence the sweet tooth) Such neat ideas you have. Keep sharing!
    Have a great day.
    Blessings, Amy

    1. Amy
      I hadn't thought about honey mustard I am going to have to try and do that.
      Thanks and have a great week.

  2. Yum, gotta try this! Thanks for sharing (Pinning it for later)

  3. How do you get the first one to thicken up a bit to make it like a spread? Its kind of liquidy right?

    1. Tamara,
      It will thicken as it sits, also just add the water a little at a time to get the thickness that you want. In the picture I added a little to much water that is why it looks runny.

  4. Can you use butter instead of margarine in the 2nd recipe? Will it affect the taste or stability of it?

  5. I tried making my own mustard ages ago, but it was so spicy I could only use it in recipes. The second recipe sounds awesome :) Can you use oil or butter in place of the margarine? I don't buy margarine anymore.

    Thanks for sharing on The Creative HomeAcre Hop! Hope to see you tomorrow at:

  6. Hubby thinks this is a great idea! I can see tons of possibilities - honey like Amy said, horseradish, something with a southwestern flair. I'll have to think about it some more. Do you have a storage time for the second recipe? Just wondering because of the eggs. Thanks for sharing this idea!

    1. Missy,
      I have keep mine in the fridge for about two weeks don't know if I would go any longer.

  7. Hello, just found you through the Self Sufficient Home Acre. We have a couple of things in common, name, 5 kids - his and mine. I have a link up on Wednesdays and would love to have you join us! New GFC follower :)

  8. Hi Connie!
    I featured your post on The Creative HomeAcre Hop today! Stop by and say hi!

  9. Hey, this is a couple of good recipes, thank you for posting, and I pinned them, too!

  10. Lisa Lynn,
    I don't know why you wouldn't be able to use butter. As soon as I get my milk cow going I will be using butter instead of margarine.
    Thank you for featuring me, first time I have ever been featured.

    Thanks for stopping by, I would love to come and join the link up.

    Mary Ann,
    Thanks and thanks for pinning them I am still trying to figure out pintrest my sister is all into it guess I just need to take the time and do it.

    Hope everyone has a great week

  11. Thanks so much for sharing this on The HomeAcre Hop!
    Hope to see you on Thursday at:…iveaway-winner.html

    I changed the starting time for the hop to Thurs morning and we'll be announcing the winner of the seed giveaway!


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