The Argyle Sweater for October 21, 2013


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    margueritem  almost 5 years ago

    O U C H…

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    Bilan  almost 5 years ago

    Don’t forget about that other cult: Ketchup

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    Happy Two Shoes  almost 5 years ago

    They had 57 signs.

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    Alexikakos  almost 5 years ago

    Well, as there was something “fishy” about his death….

    From: The New Pennsylvania Dutch Cook BookBy: Ruth HutchinsonIllustrated by: Tim PalmerPublished by: HARPER & BROTHERS NEW YORK 1958Earlier edition published as: The Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book (1948)Library of Congress catalog card number 58-8873

    Walnut Catsup For Fish (Credited to: Elizabeth Schramek) 1 cup English walnuts2 cups water to cover2 tablespoons salt2 cups vinegar1/2 teaspoon white pepper1/4 teaspoon powdered ginger1/4 teaspoon powdered cloves1/4 teaspoon nutmegFew grains cayenne pepper1 teaspoon minced onion1/4 teaspoon celery seed Prick each walnut with a steel-tined fork, place in jar, cover with salted water.Allow walnuts to stand in brine for a week.Drain. Cover with vinegar that has been heated to the boiling point; let stand for a few hours.Drain off the vinegar and save it.Crush the walnuts to a pulp, combine with the vinegar.Place minced onion in a small bag with the spices and drop it in saucepan with the walnuts and vinegar.Bring mixture to a boil.When it boils, turn down heat and simmer for one hour.Cool and bottle. Makes 1 pint. Notes from me: I’m guessing from the “white pepper” that the vinegar is to be white to, and not dark.Another guess on my part is this is why catsup, or ketchup, used to be (and maybe still is in some places) specified as “tomato.” There is a conventional tomato catsup recipe here. It’s the 11th comment.

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    JusSayin  almost 5 years ago

    In the recent past, Heinz made ketchup in the condoments industry, while del Monte and Hunts made catsup. Reagan changed that when he tried to make ketchup and not catsup a vegetable. Hunts and del Monte are changing over to the other spelling.For years, millions of small children were told catsup actually was a short version of cat soup, and some of the children were told cats went to the catsup factory when they died.


    (No Casey, I would not dream of making my favorite KittyCat into any kind of food. Strokes kitty, while she plots how to get food and litterbox cleaning as she closes her eyes and fantasises about clawing my throat open.)

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    SusanSunshine GC Insider almost 5 years ago

    He’s still upright…. if he’s the victim, what’s the crime?

    I mean, I know whoever did…um….whatever it was… probably isn’t playing with a full bottle….But who are they labeling a criminal?

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    Number Six  almost 5 years ago

    Murdered with relish?

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    avarner  almost 5 years ago

    Heinz catsup is mostly hi-fructose corn syrup.

    Hunts is much healthier..

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    Homer J  almost 5 years ago

    A father and son tomato were out for a walk. The father tomato was becoming impatient as his son kept falling behind. Finally the father turns around and says to his son “please son would you ketchup”.

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    Linux0s  almost 5 years ago

    At least it wasn’t salsa, the ketchup extremist cult.

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    Digital Frog GC Insider almost 5 years ago

    “I know I’m going to miss her, a tomato ate my sister”- Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

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    Vet GC Insider almost 5 years ago

    Heinz is an expert assassin. Perfect vision.Especially in hind sight viewing the case.

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    MeGoNow GC Insider almost 5 years ago

    And this catsup cult thing was so tragic, especially right after the big salsa scandal.

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    konradh  almost 5 years ago

    Sorry to be dumb, but what happened here? The cult reference is kind of confusing me.

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    pcolli  almost 5 years ago

    We don’t get “catsup” in the UK.

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