Spice up life with G@H’s Hot Maple Ketchup

Posted on September 8, 2014

G@H: Hot Maple Ketchup

Ketchup is like ice cream. Whoa! What? Tastewise, that’s an absurd statement. It’s rather disgusting to think about both substances at once. One is tangy, the other sweet. One has a tomato base, the other cream.

Both taste best when homemade. Much more importantly, both are entirely customizable. You love peaches? Toss them into your ice cream. You big on heat? Cook fresh jalapenos into your ketchup. Or maple syrup. Or bacon.

Yes, We at G@H make our own ketchup. We’re not hipsters. We instead fancy ourselves artisan gentlemen. We like knowing what goes into our food. We embrace learning new tricks. We enjoy experimenting—a little of this, a little of that, eureka!

We would never purposefully diminish our talents, but we admit that making ketchup is easy. You need a blender. You need a large pot. You need a stove. And, of course, you need Roma tomatoes.G@H: Hot Maple Ketchup

Here’s our G@H recipe for Hot Maple Ketchup.

  • 25 Roma tomatoes
  • A red onion
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 4 hot peppers of your choice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Slice tomatoes in half. Remove cores. In blender, puree tomatoes. Coarsely chop garlic, onions and peppers. Add all ingredients to a large pot. Bring to a boil. Simmer sauce until it reduces by two-thirds while stirring frequently. Remove from heat, and let sauce cool. Puree sauce in blender.

Bravo! You now have homemade ketchup. Enjoy with French fries and a fine kielbasa.

G@H: Hot Maple Ketchup

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