This traditional Middle Eastern condiment is difficult to find in stores; thank goodness it's easy to make at home. The flavor is explosively sweet/tart, and goes on everything from meats and fish, to salads and veggies.
Home made mustard is the Christmas miracle gift: shamefully easy to make, wonderfully variable and incredibly inexpensive. This mustard recipe gets it's pink color from the sweet blush of pomegranate juice and bits of tart cranberries.
Perfect for holiday gift giving, this syrup is so versatile! Mixed with a little soda water it's a perfectly refreshing fizzy drink, added to vodka it makes a very festive holiday libation, drizzled over ice cream it's a lovely sweet-tart dessert