Monday, October 24, 2011

Colman's Mustard Adds a Fiery Flavor to Traditional Thanksgiving Favorites!

While Thanksgiving is a great time to bond with family and friends and give thanks for the fulfillment they bring, food is undoubtedly a favorite part of the holiday for many. Traditional dishes like mashed potatoes, yams, and roasted turkeys fill the air with familiar smells, evoking memories of good laughs and full bellies. However, sometimes the same old flavors can lose their luster. This Thanksgiving, add Colman’s Mustard ( to the menu for a zesty flavor that will liven up any of the traditional dishes.

Colman’s Mustard is a natural way to add extra flavor to any healthy meal. Besides being made from naturally grown, top-quality mustard seeds, Colman’s Mustard is gluten free, preservative free, and contains only 10 calories per teaspoon. With a superior taste and unforgettable heat, Colman’s Mustard is a pantry staple for any discerning cook who wants to cook low-fat, flavorful, exciting, natural meals.

Colman’s Mustard is a powerful, versatile ingredient that at-home cooks, as well as restaurant chefs, use to add an extra dimension of irresistible flavor to their meals. Place a dollop on your turkey, add a teaspoon to your favorite salad vinaigrette, or try an exciting twist on classic Thanksgiving mashed potatoes or delicious holiday ham with the following recipes:

Colman’s Sweet Potato & Mustard Mash

4 large sweet potatoes
220ml double cream
6 level teaspoons of Colman’s Prepared Mustard
Juice of 2 Lemons

Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into large cubes.
Boil them for 15 minutes in salted water until they are just tender but not soft.
Drain, and transfer to a blender and add the cream. Blend for about 30 seconds until you have a smooth mixture.
Return the potatoes to the pan and stir in the Colman’s Mustard, warm through and add the lemon juice.

Serves 8
(Source: Paul Hartley’s ‘The Colman’s Mustard Cookbook’)

Baked Holiday Ham with Simple Peach Mustard Glaze
A simple, two-ingredient glaze makes this baked ham a snap to prepare and bake.

1 large ham, ready to cook, about 10 to 12 pounds
1 cup peach preserves or peach jam
2 tablespoons Colman’s Prepared Mustard

Heat oven to 350°.
Place the ham on a rack, fat side up, in a large baking pan or roasting pan. Score the ham lightly all over with a sharp knife. Add 1 1/2 cups of water to the pan and cover tightly with foil.
Bake the ham for about 18 minutes per pound, or to an internal temperature of 148°. Meanwhile, combine the preserves and Colman’s Mustard to make the glaze.
About 20 minutes before the ham is done, brush the ham all over with glaze ingredients.
Serves 8

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