Ketchup

Ketchup or Catsup is a sweet and sour condiment usually made from tomatoes, sugar, vinegar and other spices and seasonings. Filipinos also have their own sweeter version of ketchup, which uses bananas instead of tomatoes for its main ingredient.

Asked by Alexandre Ferry in Ketchup, Condiments, Food & Cooking

Is there a difference between ketchup and catsup?

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For a while the word “catsup” was more commonly used in North America, and then “ketchup” took over due to large-scale manufacturers like Heinz and Hunt's calling their product “ketchup.” Short answer: ketchup and catsup are the same thing; a tomato-based condiment with vinegar and spices.
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What is the difference between ketchup catsup?

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No feaking differents but the spelling
Asked by Shanel Weimann in Ketchup, Condiments

What makes fancy ketchup so fancy?

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The “fancy” designation, which you’ve probably seen on Hunt's bottles or McDonald's ketchup packets over the years, actually used to be the USDA’s highest rating for ketchup. It has (somewhat mysteriously) fallen out of use recently, though; its current equivalent is U.S. Grade A ketchup. Ketchup can get an A, B, or C grade. To get an A, ketchup has to be at least 33 percent solid and have good color, consistency, flavor, and finish, as well as earn at least 85 points on the USDA’s 100-point scoring system. The USDA still uses “fancy” to describe the quality of some other foods (apples can even be extra fancy), but by today’s standards, “fancy ketchup” is as meaningless as it sounds.
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Where does tomato ketchup origin from?

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In 1834, an American physician declared tomatoes to be a universal panacea that could treat diarrhea and indigestion, and added it to ketchup. By 1876, it was considered to be a tonic.
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Is ketchup a color?

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Ketchup (or catsup) is red colored because it is made of tomatoes. There is a comic book character named "Red Ketchup".
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Did Ronald Reagan ever say ketchup should be considered a vegetable?

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No. The USDA or whoever sets standards for school lunches once listed Ketchup as a vegetable .