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The tiny mustard seed

November 2, 2015

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The tiny mustard seed by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  The mustard seed has been eaten and used medicinally since ancient times, but due to its connection to the type of mustard used on burgers and hot dogs, we are reminded of fast food. This is unfortunate, since both mustard seeds and the popular condiments they […]

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Facts about mustard

October 14, 2012

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More than 4,000 years ago, mustard seeds were used in Greece and Egypt for flavor and as a medicine. Mustard is a part of the cabbage family. White mustard (Brassica alba or Brassica hirta) is a beige or straw-colored round, hard seed. Its light outer skin is removed before sale. With its milder flavor and […]

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