Tag Archives: ketchup

Mushroom Ketchup

The first recipe for tomato ketchup was in 1801, but tomato ketchup did not become popular until the mid-19th century. The tomato plant is a member of the deadly nightshade family and many people considered it a deadly poison in … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle Soup

I have many memories from my formative boyhood years of tromping through¬†the woods, discovering nature, getting dirty, and hunting for anything with more than (or less than) two legs¬†with which I could startle my poor dear mother. Occasionally, the call … Continue reading

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Did George Washington use Ketchup?

O.k., so it may be an absurd question. The answer, however, is probably…but it may not be what you think. When I hear the word “KETCHUP,” the tangy tomato condiment immediately blots across the canvas my mind like a crimson … Continue reading

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