10 Signs You're Obsessed with Ketchup

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10 Signs You're Obsessed with Ketchup

Love ketchup? Read on to find out how obsessed you might really be!

You Put It on Everything.

Putting ketchup on meat, potatoes and eggs is pretty typical, but how about pasta and toast? Yes, ketchup toast exists. If you've enjoyed ketchup-y pasta or toast, you might be obsessed with ketchup.

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You Can't Get Enough of the Ketchup Packets.

Receive two single-serve packets of ketchup with your takeout? You may find yourself thinking, "How can one slather a burger or hot dog with just a few packets?" Every year, Heinz sells 11 billion single-serve packages of ketchup globally.

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You'd Never Waste Ketchup Packets.

Not only do you use a ton of them, but you probably get infuriated when people throw out the single-serving ketchup packets. You might even have a drawer filled with them in your kitchen...and your desk.

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You Never Pour Watery Ketchup.

If you've mastered a method to avoid the watery part of the ketchup that often comes out first, you've probably had quite a bit of experience pouring the condiment out...onto everything.

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You Always Clean the Ketchup Top.

You may consider it bad manners to leave excess ketchup on the bottle, and totally hate when it becomes crusty.

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You've Mastered Ketchup Bottles.

If you're a pro at getting that last bit of ketchup out of the bottle, you might chuckle at the amateurs who struggle.

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You Think It's Perfect for Veggies.

From green beans to broccoli, you might think vegetables are tastier when covered in ketchup, as you do with every other food.

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Your Fries Are the Side. Ketchup Is the Main.

Think French fries are merely a vehicle to enjoy ketchup? You may really love the condiment.

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You Buy Family-Size Ketchup.

Buying a family-size bottle of ketchup is not unusual, unless you're buying it for one...frequently. Of the regular sized bottles, you probably think, "That will only last a week!"

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You Love a Nice Ketchup Spout.

If the self-serve ketchup spouts in fast food restaurants and stadiums are the stuff of your dreams, you may really, really love the condiment!

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Even though mayo has surpassed ketchup as America's most purchased condiment, the true ketchup lovers know that the tomato-based spread is way more versatile than mayo, and some might even say prettier. Plus, Americans eat around 71 pounds of ketchup annually. Take that mayo!

As far as ancient condiments go, ketchup has been around since the 17th century. Since then, ketchup has been paired with burgers, hot dogs, potatoes, eggs and even added to sauces. It's safe to say, the condiment has a big fan base. President Richard Nixon even added it to his cottage cheese.

If you think that you love ketchup a little too much, we've gathered a few red flags that may confirm your suspicions. Put down the ketchup-covered fry and read on!

Check out the slideshow above to learn how much you really love ketchup.

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