The purpose and benefits of using a mustard dispenser

The purpose and benefits of using a mustard dispenser

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Everyone loves to eat food and want a special flavor for the food that they eat. One ingredient that adds significant flavor to the food is condiment of table sauce. Condiments are a sauce, a spice which is added to the food to enhance its taste. Some of the common condiments which are served with food in homes and particularly in restaurants are ketchup and mustard. There are many condiments which are required during the preparation of food are soy sauce, barbecue sauce, teriyaki sauce, and compound butter.

Mustard is one of the most popular condiments along with ketchup. Mustard is mostly made from seeds of the mustard plant and available in different colors such as white, yellow, and brown and black. Mustard sauce is also used with meat and cheese and mostly added to chicken burgers, sandwiches, and hot dogs. Apart from fast food mustard is used as an ingredient in soups, dressings, and marinades.

The mustard sauce is prepared by salt, vinegar, sugar, flour, red chili powder with mustard which forms a thick paste yellowish brown in color. A person should be careful while making the mustard sauce as a strong mustard sauce can cause allergic reactions, water the eyes and also inflame the nasal passages. A person should use cold water to make hot mustard and hot water to make mild mustard sauce. A mustard dispenser is used to keep and store the prepared mustard sauce which anyone can easily use to pour it either while preparing meals or as a dressing in sandwiches. There are different types of mustard which are commonly used in kitchens of home and restaurants such as

  • Yellow mustard

Yellow mustard is the most common and popular mustard in the world. This mustard was also called ‘cream salad mustard’ and is mostly used deli sandwiches, hot dogs and burgers.

  • Honey mustard sauce

As the name suggests, this sauce is a mixture of honey and mustard. It is usually used as a topping for chicken strips, sandwiches, onion rings, and French fries and other fast food items. The honey mustard sauce is also mixed with olive oil and vinegar to make a salad dressing.

  • Whole grain mustard

The whole grain mustard is one in which the seeds are not grounded but used as it is with other ingredients. A person can process different flavors by blending different types of mustard seed spices.

Some of the culinary uses of mustard include using the thick mustard paste in stir frying or as a dipping sauce which is best if you are serving barbecues and fried foods. Sometimes marinating the chicken or meat strips with mustard sauce and then grilling the barbecue produces delicious flavor. The mustard dispenser is used to pour the mustard sauce in many salad dressings, potato salads, and steamed vegetables. A dispenser is an ideal accessory to store the mustard sauce as it is convenient to pour the contents while cooking or eating. The dispensers have tight caps which help to preserve the taste of the mustard for a longer duration of time. Some of the benefits of mustard on human health are

  • It speeds up the metabolism and helps to digest the food that a person consumes
  • The mustard seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients needed by the human body such as calcium, iron, protein, magnesium, phosphorous, and zinc.
  • It has antibacterial and antiseptic properties

The dispensers which are used to store and pour mustard sauce are made from plastic and polypropylene and available in a variety of shapes and sizes. The modern containers and dispensers enable precision portion control for all kinds of sauce along with mustard such as tomato ketchup. The soft polyethylene build of most dispensers allows maintaining the hygiene as it is easy to clean after every few weeks. There are many varieties of mustard dispensers depending the use of mustard, in homes, the dispensers are shaped like a bottle which a person can squeeze to pour the mustard sauce while in restaurants a square-shaped dispenser with three or four taps is used. The modern dispensers placed in restaurants have built-in compartments to keep different kinds of sauces such as tomato ketchup, mustard sauce, and mayonnaise. The dispensers are elegant in design with plastic pumps and containers made from shiny stainless steel. The dispensers can hold at least two liters of sauce and are quite durable.

About the Author:

Miss. Sarah Williams is an expert cook who regularly uses a social media platform to share her valuable culinary skills with people who want to cook delicious food. She recently started to also educate people on how to store and preserve their sauces which they prepare at home. She advised people to use mustard dispenser as it is convenient and easy to use. People can ask her more questions and kitchen tips on her Facebook and Twitter account.