Mustard is a prepared foodstuff, made of the seeds of a mustard plant. The taste of mustard ranges from sweet to spicy or pungent.
Two tablespoons of grainy mustard make a simple vinaigrette that brightens the natural flavors of greens and adds a silky texture that’s perfect with tender greens like baby spinach and arugula.
Two tablespoons of Dijon-style mustard whisked into your mashed potatoes give them a satisfying crunch and punch up their flavor.
And rubbing roast beef, chicken, or turkey with grainy mustard before roasting creates a pretty brown crust and tender meat.