Cranberry Blueberry Sauce

1-1/2 cups each frozen cranberries and blueberries 1 cup sugar 4 Tbsp Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp grainy mustard In a medium saucepan combine cranberries, blueberries, sugar and 1/2 cup water over medium-high heat and bring to a simmer. Cook 10-15 mins or until cranberries begin to pop. Remove from heat and stir in mustard. Let […]

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Sautéed Green Beans

1 lb fresh green beans, ends trimmed 2 Tbsp vegetable oil ½ tsp each salt and pepper 1 Tbsp whole-grain mustard 1½ tsp red wine vinegar 2 shallots, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced ½ tsp dried thyme 1 Tbsp honey ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled ¼ cup roasted red […]

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Trail Mix

6 cups assorted nuts 2 cups grape nuts or other firm cereal 1-1/2 cups dates, chopped 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 3/4 cup honey 1/3 cup mustard powder 4 teaspoons sea salt Heat the oven to 375°F and arrange the racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven. Line 2 baking sheets with […]

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Roast Beef Tenderloin

4-5 lb beef tenderloin roast 3 Tbsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped 1 tsp fresh cracked black peppercorns 1 tsp sea salt Preheat oven to 425°F. Set a rack in a large roasting pan. Pat meat dry with paper towels and set on rack. Combine Dijon with thyme, peppercorns and salt in a […]

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Curried Carrot Soup

1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp mustard seed 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 1 lb carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 2 tsps curry powder 5 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro, plus a few extra leaves for garnish 3 Tbsps plain […]

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Homemade Mayonnaise

2 egg yolks ½ tsp Dijon mustard ½ lemon Salt ½ cup olive oil Garlic (optional) Fresh herbs (optional) Add egg yolks to a bowl along with Dijon mustard, juice of half a lemon, and a pinch of salt. Whisk until mixture is pale yellow and very smooth. In a slow and steady stream, drizzle […]

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