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Nov 27, 2009 12:01 PM

Mustard Seeds

I'm going to try my hand at homemade mustard for gift giving. Where's my best bet for mustard seeds in the Woburn/Burlington area ?

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  1. Ordinary mustard seeds (McCormick) are sold in supermarket spice aisles but I imagine you could find a variety in Burlington at H-Mart, China Merchandise, and the small Indian market (Raja & Rama's, or a similar name) on 3A in that strip of stores on the east side of the street beyond Shaw's.

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    1. re: greygarious

      The Indian market is probably your best bet, because you should be able to get a HUGE bag for very cheap. Like 8 ounces for a few dollars.

    2. Penzey's in Arlington Center (on the #77 bus from Harvard Sq. "T" station) has whole mustard seeds, both yellow and brown, for $2.70 for 1/2 a pound. Under $5.00 for a pound.

      1. Indian markets sell 7 oz. bags for .99. I got mine in Framingham.