I have been thinking and learning a lot about ketchup in the past weeks, thanks to Amy Bentley and her recently published article, “Ketchup as a Vegetable: Condiments and the Politics of School Lunch in Reagan’s America.” I recently had the chance to interview Bentley as a guest podcast host for Meant to Be Eaten, … Continue reading Ketchup

Pasteles and Ketchup

We got our first pasteles in New York. They are in the freezer – half a dozen – waiting for a nice arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas) to be paired with. We’ll eat these in Christmas. Most likely we’ll put a little bit of ketchup and pique (hot sauce) on top. Yes. I … Continue reading Pasteles and Ketchup