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From: "Rankin Family" <>
Subject: Re: [CON] catsup
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2002 13:23:10 +1000
In Oz we call it "tomato sauce", after all isn't that what's it is made
When at MacDonalds though, we have to call it "ketchup". If I ask for
"sauce" they think I am referring to the mustard!!
----- Original Message -----
From: Thelma Cudmore <>
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 11:13 AM
Subject: [CON] catsup
> Dear Brian,
> How I laughed at your question about catsup. I was forgetting you folks
> 'cross the pond don't speak American English! It's also spelled
> as it is pronounced. It is a thick sauce made of pureed tomatoes (minus
> skin and seeds) with sugar, and other condiments. Very popular in USA.
> Most of us use it on our french fries (chips), hamburgers, and hot dogs. I
> mentioned it because it was rationed here during World War II.
> Home canning recipes say to put cinnamon or cloves in it also, but I don't
> like it that way. I make mine from tomato juice, boiled down to a thick
> sauce, then I put in artificial sweetner, vinegar and a little salt. It
> cans well and also freezes. Do you have it and if so, what do you call
> Oh, you must have tasted it. I understand McDonalds is world-wide now and
> catsup is on their hamburgers........
> Thelma Lawson Cudmore
> 2nd Generation Cornish American
> C.I.P., Californaia Cornish Cousins, CAHS
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Comley" <>
> To: "Thelma Cudmore" <>; <>
> Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 4:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [CON] WB Meeting
> > Dear Thelma
> > What's this "catsup" you got into, and eat all up, and asked for more?
> > some sort of litter you put into a cat's tray (toilet or you may say
> > bathroon)?
> > Regards
> > Brian
> > Brian Beeche Comley
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> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Thelma Cudmore" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 4:53 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CON] WB Meeting
> > > Dear Hazel & List,
> > >
> > > My mom still talks about the penciled line up her colored legs. I
> > > few ration cards that were saved. Mom tells the story of me getting
> > > the catsup while she was hanging clothes on the line. I ate it all
> > then
> > > asked for more!
> > > snipped >
> > > Thelma Lawson Cudmore
> > > 2nd Generation Cornish American
> > > C.I.P., Californaia Cornish Cousins, CAHS
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