I have a mustard-lover in my house. He eats mustard with everything. So I like to make my own, in volume, a quart at a time. It’s so easy, not to mention inexpensive, that there’s really no sense in buying it.
The heartbreak of wasted asparagus stalk bottoms is solved with these two recipes: Tarragon Asparagus Pickles feature the pretty tips; the hearty stems are given a bracing shot of garlic and red pepper.
We have a beet pickled egg with cardamom and star anise, as well as a curried pickled egg with Indian spices, a jalapeno pickled egg with cumin and oregano, and a tarragon pickled egg with mustard seeds. My favorite is the beet pickled egg.