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)
Vintage Liz Claiborne Zip Up Light Jacket Nothing screams the 80s + 90s like this zip up ! Mustard yellow and ketchup red to boot !! Good vintage condition, the bottom does have a slightly crooked kink, but it does not effect the zipper at all ! Please see third photo for reference. Size medium petite - sleeve length 32" - armpit to armpit 21" - length 23" Vintage Jackets & Coats
Love it or hate it, mayo gets more popular -- and chefs are divided
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.
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.
William Lawrence was a grocer in Boston for decades. From the 1830s to the 1850s he kept a shop on Batterymarch St. where he sold dry goods, spices, and sweets. He also, apparently, sold his own brand of tomato ketchup. This wood-engraved label design was made for him by artist Albert Alden in the 1840s. Americans had been eating tomato ketchup since colonial & by the nineteenth century Massachusetts newspapers were full of recipes -- we apparently liked to eat it with our oysters, spoon…
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.
The Big Fat Ugly-- Sold from the Fat Sandwich Company in Champaign, Illinois this sandwich is $25 and includes 2 rolls, 4 cheeseburgers, double cheesesteak, chicken cheesesteak, gyro meat, grilled chicken, bacon, sausage, mozzarella sticks, chicken fingers, chicken nuggets, Mac N Cheese bites, fried mushrooms, jalapeno peppers, pizza bites, onion rings, hash browns, American cheese, mayo, ketchup and French fries. Plus, if you can eat it in under 15 minutes, it’s free. Only in America!
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…