Would You Rather? time. This week we tackle the age old mustard vs. ketchup debate.
Option #1: You can never eat mustard again.
Option #2: You can never eat ketchup again.
Which Option Would You Choose?
Tags: Condiments · Would You Rather?
// Jun 29, 2009 at 3:06 am
I’m choosing mustard no question. I’m not a big fan of ketchup. I don’t eat my fries with it and I can’t think of anything else I eat that I would have to have ketchup with. You can’t eat a hot dog without mustard.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 7:41 am
In my opinion, mustard is the evilest of the condiments.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 8:11 am
I’m a huge “sauce-whore” and I will add any condiment that is available to my meals and try any combination. That said, and this is tough, I would give up ketchup….only because I use mustard on almost all my meals. It’s like God’s secret sauce….good flavor, no calories….with a little Tabasco it’s perfect. I think they should make a French’s Tabasco flavor….mmmmmm. And that doesn’t include all of the fabulous varieties of mustard….I mean, there’s millions!
// Jun 29, 2009 at 9:29 am
Who is voting to keep Ketchup?!
// Jun 29, 2009 at 10:43 am
@Skiff – I think we’ve got another bacon groupie type thing going on here.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 10:59 am
i am so mustard.
if i want a tomato, i’ll eat one.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 11:10 am
ketchup = overrated.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 1:16 pm
As long as mustard means whole grain or Dijon instead of that vile yellow stuff, then I’m keeping mustard.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 1:33 pm
There are millions of varieties of mustard…ever had a steak with a mustard cream sauce – delice!
Ketchup. There is only really one kind. You can kid yourself by buying the spicy version but really – who’s kidding who – it’s ketchup.
Mustard is my muse.
// Jun 29, 2009 at 2:36 pm
I keep trying to vote, but it’s not working for me. If it comes to a tie vote, put me down for mustard!
I don’t want ketchup to diappear though, because it’s the only thing that gets my daughter to each veggies. No, I don’t consider ketchup a veggie, but she will dip broccoli, asparagus and green beans in it. I know, right?
// Jun 29, 2009 at 3:09 pm
Mustard, hands down.
With all the different flavored mustards you would be missing out on so much.
Ketchup goes on hotdogs and hamburgers, not sandwichs like it’s counterpart.
Mustard is used in many different recipes, where I don’t think I’ve ever used ketchup in cooking.
Tomatoes are great on burgers, no ketchup necessary.
Are these enough reasons?
// Jun 29, 2009 at 3:43 pm
I probably use mustard more, but I’m voting for ketchup because I can’t live without french fries, and I can’t eat french fries without ketchup. Hence, ketchup wins
// Jun 30, 2009 at 12:48 am
This is a toughie! I’d have to keep the mustard. Ketchup is easier to substitute/replace. You could use something else tomato-y like salsa. But mustard is kind of its own thing.
// Jun 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm
They are both versatile and tasty. They have cross-over territory, yet also their own distinct niches in cooking and topping of foods.
That said, if I think of my favorite foods for Ketchup, versus my favorite foods for Mustard….Ketchup and Burgers is just yummier than Mustard and Hot Dogs.
// Jul 1, 2009 at 11:56 am
NO. NO. This has to be wrong. How is this even a tough decision?
Ketchup with a burger is fine. Maybe eggs or hash browns as well.
Mustard with hot dogs. Sandwiches. Meat and cheese platters. Fries. The list goes on.
I can’t believe people will choose one piece of food (burger, fries) and take that over the versatility mustard provides on a variety of foodstuffs.
// Jul 5, 2009 at 2:27 pm
mustard makes ketchup better.
ketchup does not make mustard better.
mustard must win
// Jul 11, 2009 at 6:35 pm
If mustard were to be banned forever, it wouldn’t be soon enough. I hate mustard, HATE IT, and I can detect even the tiniest bit of it. Trouble is, it’s EVERYWHERE – on sandwiches, in marinades, in salad dressings, one time even lurking beneath the surface of breaded chicken. I’m sick and tired of mustard sucker-punching me in the tastebuds and would be thrilled if it would just go away for good!
// Aug 27, 2009 at 2:43 pm
You should try this again with a picture of hunts ketchup, I bet mustard wins.
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// Apr 3, 2011 at 6:55 am
mustard all the way!!!! ketchup was so yesterday
mustard has this awesome tang, Dijon mustard is my absolute favourite
// May 12, 2011 at 3:52 pm
For someone who keeps a backup bottle of ketchup in the back of the fridge so she never has to consume room temp ketchup at home, this is tough. You can’t eat a hot dog, corn dog or brat w/o mustard. You can’t make baked beans w/o it. But, you can dip your fries in mayo, mustard, tartar sauce (yummm). I guess I’ll go with giving up ketchup. Oh sweet Jesus. I can’t believe I just put that out there in the universe.
// Jul 2, 2012 at 8:20 pm
I personnaly think that they are both great, and since so many people enjoy them, they should be illegal. Maybe Mayor Bloomberg can see that they are removed from all New York tables. Next, salt & pepper, and then sugar and all substitutes! And no laughing.
// Jun 12, 2013 at 8:32 pm
Little kids and the boring tend to pick ketchup, everyone else picks anything else other than bland ketchup.
But what about fries? – Better plain, or with salt, vinegar, hot sauce or mayo, than with Catsup.
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