Heinz ketchup may be Pittsburgh's most famous export, but none of it is produced in Pittsburgh. The Heinz Regional History Center. To the left, above, is the historic Heinz factory, now high-end loft apartments, and to the right is a newer former Heinz facility that was sold to Bay Valley Foods in 2006. (Photo: Mark Peterson/Redux)
The once-humble hamburger has enjoyed a makeover thanks to those looking to improve the American standard hot sandwich. While millions of the classic construction are sold in the U.S. annually, chefs continue to tinker with patty ingredients and creative toppings. You’ll find both approaches to the patty on GAYOT's list of the top 10 burger restaurants in the United States. Pass the ketchup!
You put it on hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, and a whole slew of other stuff, but ketchup doesn't even come close to the king of condiments. That would be mayonnaise—$2 billion of which is sold in the US each year, compared with around $800 million of the red stuff.
If you love red, you will love this Ketchup Red 186 Pantone Teapot. Made from bone china, it's dishwasher safe, microwave proof and comes in a beautiful gift box. Make a complete tea set by adding the Pantone sugar bowl and Pantone milk jug. Each sold separately.
Bourbon Street Chicken in the Crock Pot! - Great use for Chicken thighs. Place the frozen thighs in the Crock Pot - Combine Garlic, Ginger, Apple Juice, Brown Sugar, Ketchup, Cider Vinegar, Water, and Soy Sauce. Pour on chicken and cook on low for 8 ours
Today in Allegheny County History - On Oct. 11, 1844, Henry John Heinz born in Pgh. As child, sold excess vegetables from mom's garden, and by HS, was buying wholesale vegetables & selling to neighbors at mark-up. In 1869, opened Heinz Noble & Co. with friend in Sharpsburg. Company moved to Pgh in 1872, went bankrupt in 1874. In 1875, partnered w/brother & cousin selling condiments & ketchup. In 1888, bought out partners, renamed business H.J. Heinz Co.
I've had a good morning so far work has eased off just enough to fit in a gym visit and a Costa this morning I sneaked a white chocolate snowball in as well. However the best bit was to come.... .... On leaving Costa a scent hit me that I have not satisfactorily sensed in a good few years ..... BRATWURST! Yes indeed Morpeth's Farmers Market has a Bratwurst stall this year "Gunthers #Bratwurst". He asked if I could wait a couple of minutes as he wasn't full underway yet. Of course my dear…