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The Mustard Family: Brassicaceae / Cruciferae. All species are edible; includes many common garden vegetables mustard, capers canola, rapeseed, winter cress cabbage, k ale, brussel sprouts, cauliflower h orseradish, radish, turnip, wasabi. Wasabi root. Horseradish root. Mustard Flower. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Mustard Family: Brassicaceae/Cruciferae

The Mustard Family: Brassicaceae/Cruciferae

All species are edible; includes many common garden vegetablesmustard, caperscanola, rapeseed, winter cresscabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, cauliflowerhorseradish, radish, turnip, wasabi

Wasabi rootHorseradish root

Mustard FlowerUsually four petals in shape of a crossUsually four green sepals

Coming Soon!To a Field Near You:

Dames RocketMustard Seed Pods: silicle/silique

Watercress, Nasturtium officinale(note the seed pods)

Black Mustard, Brassica nigra

Garlic Mustard

Alliaria petiolata (Brassicaceae)

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Basal rosette (first year growth) of Garlic Mustard11

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West Virginia White (Pieris virginiensis)Mustard White (Pieris oleraceae)19

Falcate Orangetip, (Anthocharis midea)20

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeksYDl2Mvg

21Garlic Mustard Pesto4 cloves of garlic3 tbs. garlic mustard taproots3/4 cups parsley1 cup garlic mustard leaves1 cup basil1-1/2 cup low-sodium olives2 cups walnuts or pine nuts1/2 cup mellow miso1-1/4 cups olive oil or as needed

1. Chop the garlic and garlic mustard roots in a food processor.2. Add the parsley, garlic, garlic mustard and basil and chop.3. Add the nuts and chop coarsely.4. Add the olive oil and miso and process until you've created a coarse paste.

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Garlic Mustard Dip

1/3 cup mayonnaise2/3 cup sour cream1 Tbs Dijon or spicey brown mustard1/8 tsp (or more) garlic powderSalt; a sprinkle to tastePepper; sprinkle to taste

1. Combine all six ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill for 30 minutes ormore to blend flavors. Makes 1 1/2 cups dip.

This dip is great to serve with raw veggies, chips or french fries.

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