Dad of Divas' Reviews: Colman's Mustard Offers Great Proven Taste

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Colman's Mustard Offers Great Proven Taste

Do you think of mustard as a humble condiment for simple fare? Think again! Second only to black pepper, mustard is the most popular spice in the United States. And its versatility is world-renowned. Sure, no hot dog or hamburger is complete without at least a smidgen of the special yellow stuff, but mustard pairs with any type of meat and also adds fabulous flavor to soups, dressings and dessert—all of it in exchange for few calories and little fat.

But here’s the catch: Not all mustards are the same. If you’re looking for a first-rate ingredient to complete your cooking, turn to Colman’s ( With its superior quality, freshness and zesty flavor, Colman’s English Mustard has been the spicy mustard of choice worldwide for nearly 200 years. In fact, every minute of the day, 45 jars of Colman’s Mustard are purchased in different locations across the globe.

Colman’s Mustard adds a unique kick to everyday family favorites and special occasion gourmet cuisine alike, whether cooked with pork, poultry or seafood or added to sauces, salad dressings and soups. It even brings its distinct flavor to desserts and baked goodies, like Spiced Chocolate Cookies (recipe below). As a bonus, this fiery product is kosher and free of fat and cholesterol. No wonder it’s been America’s go-to condiment for more than a century.

The unique taste and enormous popularity of Colman’s Mustard is a reflection of the company’s time-honored mustard-making traditions. From the very beginning, Colman’s has harvested only the finest mustard seeds, all grown and processed in Norfolk, England. Brown mustard seeds (Brassica Juncea) and white mustard seeds (Sinapis Alba) combine to produce a flavorful heat sensation.

So this year, as you look for a high-quality, tasty and healthy ingredient to complement your cooking, make Colman’s Mustard a mainstay in your kitchen—after all, the whole world is doing it!

Chocolate Spice Cookies

3 oz unsweetened chocolate
1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp cinnamon
½ cup butter, softened
2/3 cups granulated sugar
1 egg, at room temperature
1 ½ Colman’s Original Prepared Mustard

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Melt the chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat, and set aside.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and set aside.
Using an electric mixer, cream together butter, sugar, chocolate and the egg and beat well.
Dissolve the Colman’s Original Prepared Mustard and heavy cream and add to the chocolate mixture.
On the lowest setting, fold in the sifted flour mixture.
Divide the dough in half. Place each half on a sheet of waxed paper and form into a 10-inch strip
Using the waxed paper to help, lift and roll each strip into a 10-inch cylinder
Wrap each cylinder in the waxed paper, twisting the ends to secure
Chill for 2 hours
Slice in ¾ inch rounds
Roll in sugar
Bake for 15-20 minutes
Cool and enjoy!

Makes 1 dozen

Colman’s Easy Lemon and Mustard Chicken


6 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

4 T. salted butter

3 T. fresh lemon juice

3 T. Colman’s Original Prepared Mustard

1 tsp. tarragon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Place chicken breasts in baking dish. Melt butter and mix with lemon juice, mustard, and tarragon. Pour over chicken and bake for 45 minutes.

Serve with your favorite vegetable, rice or pasta dish.

Serves 6.

Tip: If the lemon juice, mustard, and tarragon flavor is too spicy for young children, add some honey to tone down the heat but keep all of the flavor.

Luckily, one jar of irresistible, versatile Colman’s Mustard will last you through much more than one chicken dinner. To ensure exceptional flavor in your home-cooked meals, add it to a dressing for your chicken salad, place a thin coating on your chicken burger, or even use it to make a honey mustard dipping sauce for your chicken skewers into. For additional recipes and suggested uses, you can visit

My Take on the Mustard
Have you ever looked for the perfect thing to pair with your sandwiches or other food. I like to think of myself as adventurous when it comes to food. My kids know that I usually will tell them to try anything once. My wife and family would also tell you that I enjoy flavor and trying new sauces and spreads that will make the taste of my food simply explode through my senses.

That being said I have to say that I am always open to trying new things so when Colman’s Mustard came and asked me to try their mustard products I was completely game. I like mustard and when I say this I do not mean that I like just yellow mustard. I think I can honestly say that I have enjoyed all mixtures that I have tried thus far.

Colman’s sent me both their yellow mustard as well as their dry mustard products to try as well as a few recipes to try my hand at. The recipe that I decided to try immediately was the meatloaf one. I am a HUGE fan of meatloaf and have tried many recipes, not many though have used mustard in the recipe itself. Making this the meatloaf was full of flavor, moist and delicious. I could definitely taste the tang of mustard in the recipe. I will definitely be keeping this recipe for the future!

I also tried yellow mustard. We had some turkey around the house so what better to accompany on a sandwich, right? This mustard had just the right amount of flavor and the distinct tang that you expect from a good mustard.

While this was the first time that I had tried Colman’s I was impressed to find that the company had actually been in business since 1812, so to me that is saying something. If the products that I tried are any indication, I will definitely be looking to try their other products in the near future!

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