2248 Home-grown mustard

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When home-grown mustard—that is, Sareptskaja—ripens in the kitchen garden, gather it and cast it onto a tablecloth. Thresh, sieve, and clean to remove any hulls. Pour into a small sack and store in a dry place. When you want to prepare mustard, wash the seeds and dry them in the oven after baking bread. When the mustard is completely dry, pound in a mortar or grind in a coffee mill, and pass through a fine sieve. Boil 1 glass honey on top of the stove until it changes color and browns, then pour on 1 glass milled or pounded mustard and dilute with boiled and cooled vinegar. Mix until smooth and cork immediately.