[Sca-cooks] mustard

Maggie MacD. maggie5 at cox.net
Thu Nov 22 12:22:41 PST 2007

At 12:08 PM 11/22/2007,Michael Gunter said something like:
> > You ran soaked (damp) mustard seed through a coffee grinder? Does 
> that > work?????????
>It does, more or less. You can get a pretty good grind and it came out about
>the same as using the mortar and pestle. But it was still pretty full of hulls
>so I took the completed mustard and scraped it through a screen which produced
>a very nice thick paste.
>  > Hand grinding just isn't my cup of tea,
>Considering I don't have a proper Medieval, gallon-sized mortar I'll be using
>my grinder but this time I will probably try a batch ground first and then 
>in vinegar. After an overnight soaking I'll add the other ingredients and 
>then jar
>the results for a month of mellowing.
> >and I haven't found a mechanical thingie yet that does an adequate job.
>The coffee grinder is great, but if you pre-soak the seeds make sure you give
>the grinder frequent rests so you don't burn out the motor.> Maggie

OH!! that is so awesome.

I thought coffee grinders could only be used with dry stuff.  WOOT!! This 
could be extremely interesting for the family.


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