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13 Surprising Uses for Mustard

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13 Surprising Uses for Mustard


Mustard’s history as a condiment probably dates back to Ancient Rome, where it was used to glaze roasted boar. It gained popularity in the French city of Dijon during the 13th century. And today, we best know mustard as the condiment popular at many a backyard barbecue. But mustard is so much more than a condiment! Mustard and, in its original form, mustard seeds have a number of great uses for health, personal care, gardening and cleaning. Got a cold? Mustard is great for that! Greasy dishes or achy feet, bring it on! Click through for some tips on other ways to use mustard.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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3:38PM PDT on Jun 23, 2015

I've always loved mustard as a condiment. It's nice to know that it can be useful in so many other ways too.

5:53PM PDT on Jun 16, 2015


12:25PM PDT on Mar 20, 2015

Good stuff thanks.

10:51AM PDT on Mar 20, 2015

Good stuff thank you.

1:31AM PST on Nov 10, 2014

thanks for sharing

10:07PM PST on Nov 4, 2014

Thank you :)

9:02PM PST on Nov 4, 2014

thanks for info.

4:16AM PST on Nov 4, 2014

new thing.......

1:46AM PST on Nov 4, 2014

thanks for sharing..

12:00AM PST on Nov 4, 2014

Thanks for the helpful information.

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