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Store-bought Catsup Alternative

ChiliDude | Feb 7, 200507:09 AM

I've been waging a private war against products that contain High Fructose Corn Sweetener (HFCS) because it is one of the causes of the high rate of US obesity plus other detriments. You may think I'm insane but HFCS is not metabolized like normal food. It goes directly to the liver and causes havoc. Using a search engine, check out websites that are not trying to sell you something.

We no long use what was our favorite tomato sauce because HFCS has been added to the ingredient list. We switched to another brand that does not have an Italian name because it contains no HFCS.

All the popular catsup/ketchup brands contain that poison. I now make my own catsup using a recipe that is a version of the one published in 'Legends of Texas Barbecue Cook Book' by Robb Walsh, page 88.

If you wish to have the recipe, send an email to me. I find that it is well worth the time to make it for general use as well as for chili. The recipe calls for tomato paste which is pure tomato.

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