Homemade Ketchup

August 4, 2011

It is officially tomato season and although I love eating the fresh slices with a dash of salt, I also want to preserve that pure summer flavor for the whole year.  Over the last couple of summer's I have been getting into canning and making my own jams and sauces.  This summer I plan to stock my pantry with tomato jam, tomato sauce, and my new favorite project, homemade ketchup.  I prefer the taste of homemade ketchup compared to the bottled stuff because the flavor is fresher and more intense.  I can really taste and distinguish the various spices.  I urge you to get into the kitchen and try to make your own version of  America's favorite condiment. For full recipe instructions, click the link above the ingredient list.

Ketchup

Ingredients:

1/4 teaspoon whole allspice
1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
1/4 teaspoon chili flakes
2 pounds tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt
1 onion, chopped
1 Anaheim chili, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped

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