Sir Kensington's Wins This Round, But The 'Ketchup Wars' Are Far From Over

Can a new brand ever topple the Heinz juggernaut?
Jul 10, 2014 9:00 am

In a blind taste-test, conducted by Zagat, four out of five participants shockingly preferred Sir Kensington's ketchup to market leader Heinz. Still, it's a hard sell. Even restaurants that agree to carry the stuff, like Manhattan's Le Rivage, admit to keeping bottles of Heinz in the back. Because customers demand it. Check out the video after the jump. 


In Staunch Defense: Pairing American Cheese and Ketchup

If the combo doesn't melt you, you're made of stone
Mar 17, 2014 11:30 am

I developed an intimate relationship with grilled cheese sandwiches in high school. In an act of unprecedented faith, the dining hall provided an electric griddle where you could burn-it-yourself. It was there I discovered an unglamorous pairing with a heart of gold. If you've ever dipped something in ketchup, read on.

Ideas For Dinner Tonight: Ketchup Cravings

Don't be shy to dip these recipes in the good stuff
Dec 9, 2013 1:00 pm

There's nothing you can do about a ketchup craving except indulge it. Don't be shy: ketchup goes on whatever you say it goes on, judgment-free. Many great food cultures like Indian, Southeast Asian and Filipino have adapted the basic formula to suit their cuisines. But we like the good old-fashioned American stuff. Here are a few suggestions for dishes that wouldn't mind a little dip.

      Roy Choi Ketchup Fried Rice Recipe

      Los Angeles chef shares his secret go-to rice dish
      Nov 21, 2013 1:00 pm
      Photo: Bobby Fisher

      Ain’t nothing more ghetto than ketchup fried rice. This is a fiend’s meal. It’s like crackers and aerosol cheese spread. It’s like sugar on some white bread or frozen burritos. Roy Choi's recipe, after the jump.

      No-Bun Burger Recipe

      An extra-lean patty recipe for the carb-conscious
      Nov 6, 2013 1:00 pm

      Fan of true dude food? We are, which is why we're cooking our way through GQ Eats, the magazine's new cookbook. Particularly the chapter titled Michelin-Starred Meals At Home. Between the hunks of meat, spectacular sides and cocktails we'd make by the pitcher, our takeout-ordering skills are getting rusty. We just learned not to wrap burgers in lettuce, because there are mushrooms in this world.

      Is Ketchup Gluten-Free?

      Your fries and bunless burger are. But the ketchup?
      Oct 1, 2013 2:30 pm

      So you have your bunless burger and your double-helping of fries (you know, to make up for the lost carbs). You heap on the ketchup and...oh wait that's gluten-free right? Is ketchup gluten-free? Or are you messing with your whole meal you already messed with? That discarded bun looks pissed off.  

      Food News: Heinz Is Bought, Monsanto Case Nears End, More Horse Meat

      All the food politics news you need to know
      Feb 22, 2013 10:02 am

      Heinz, GMOs and Monsanto join horse meat in the headlines this week. What's the fate of everyone's favorite ketchup? Read more after the jump.

      How To Make Secret Sauce For Your Burger

      Three easy steps to burger sauce nirvana
      Jan 23, 2013 2:03 pm

      We all know what secret sauce is. It goes by a lot of different names, but seemingly every decent burger joint has some form of it. In-n-Out has spread. McDonald's has the oh-so-clever Special Sauce. Shake Shack has Shack Sauce. What's it called? I call it secret sauce, but you can call it whatever you want — point being, every burger lover should learn how to make it.


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