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Homemade Yellow Mustard

Serves: Makes 2 cups

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1 cup water
1 cup dry mustard
3/4 cup white distilled vinegar
2 teaspoons Wondra flour (see note)
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika


In a medium saucepan whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Gently simmer, stirring frequently, until the mustard has thickened, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool. Transfer to a container and refrigerate until ready to serve.

About the recipe

Making mustard from scratch is much easier than it sounds. By substituting a few small ingredients, you can make a variety of mustards with ease at home. This particular recipe produces your standard yellow ballpark mustard.

Wondra flour already has the starch gelatinized, meaning it can be added directly into sauces for thickening and will not form lumps like standard all-purpose flour would.