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Aug 26, 2010 11:00 PM

What do you mix with ketchup?

Standard ketchup is ok, but I would like to know what you mix with it and what do you do with it?

For Instance I mix ketchup and worchestershire sauce and a little chili powder for my meatloaf glaze. You can also use the same mixture for a steak sauce.

I would think you could mix ketchup and cayenne or hot chili sauce with nice results.

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  1. A couple of years ago we had a German girl stay with us for a few months and she always mixed lots of curry powder into ketchup.

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    1. re: cheesymama

      Appartently, currywursts (currydogs) are very popular in Berlin. They have currywurst stands all over Berlin. I saw it on some food show on TV.

      1. re: cheesymama

        what did she use the curried ketchup for though? was it on dogs or sandwiches or as a spread, just curious

        1. re: iL Divo

          Mostly she used it as a dip for grilled meats. But if she was going to put ketchup on anything she always mixed it with curry first. I found it very tasty with grilled sausage, although I haven't done it since she was here!

      2. For a salad dressing, or a sandwich spread...........

        Mix together mayonnaise, ketchup, India relish (or any sweet relish).
        The measurement of each ingredient is up to you and your taste buds.
        Learned this from my Dad....he called it "Russian Dressing".

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        1. re: Lisbet

          That sounds like the old Jack in the box "secret sauce".

          1. re: Lisbet

            that's a standby in our house.
            I use it for salads and sandwich spreads or as a dipping sauce for fries/fried fish or onion rings

            1. re: Lisbet

              My mother called it "Thousand Island," but it's the same thing. When I make it, I chop up cornichons, like in remoulade.

            2. Mix ketchup, horseradish, worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco to make cocktail sauce.

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              1. re: Philly Ray

                Even if I am supplied (at home or at a restaurant) with a cocktail sauce, I always add a little more horseradish. I like it hot.

                The other day I didn't have any horseradish so I added some kosher creamy horseradish sauce and I think I prefer the texture.

                1. re: GraydonCarter

                  here's a test to you Graydon and by the way, that's a lovely name Graydon.
                  what horseradish brand do you use most? which one have you found to be the best?
                  is there a favorite? I'm curious because I buy the hottest brand made. wondering if you know what kind that is. I do and it's kill------------------er hot!

                  1. re: iL Divo

                    I usually pick up a jar whenever I'm in Lancaster County, PA.
                    For creamy sauce I go to a Jewish deli and pick up whatever is on the counter.
                    Tell us, do tell us.

                      1. re: goodhealthgourmet

                        B I N G O

                        we were in Laughlin Nv years ago.
                        a man asked for horseradish for his ham.
                        they brought it out and stood back.
                        he was old.
                        I swear he almost died.
                        it is that hot and I swear he almost had the paramedics called on him.
                        as did our best friend who is a fireman himself, gad that stuff is killer crazy get the prize goodhealthgourmet

                        1. re: iL Divo

                          i have a jar sitting in my fridge right now. LOVE the stuff :)

                          1. re: goodhealthgourmet

                            whenever I'm in Ventura California, I think of the stuff. It either originated there or is made there, either way, I love it too.
                            but my brain, not so much.............
                            ^^^ it gives serious brain/nose/throat/sinus............ < fry


                  2. re: Philly Ray

                    >Mix ketchup, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco to make cocktail sauce.

                    I add fresh lime juice & freshly-ground black pepper too.


                  3. Sriracha and ketchup! I like to dip french fries in it.

                    1. pico pica and catsup go together nicely.