In YB's topic "YUM!" he opened the door on fave food toppers.
I brought up "Heinz 57" and it just so happens as I was cruizin' the 'Net, here's the answer on why "57"?
..."Legend has it that Heinz 57 takes its name from H.J. Heinz’s company formerly marketing 57 products at once, and except for the number, the story holds up. Heinz’s website tells a story that Henry John Heinz was riding a train when he saw a billboard advertising 21 varieties of shoes. He so liked the idea he wanted to try it with his own condiment company. Thus, he started touting Heinz’s 57 varieties.
There was only one catch: Heinz marketed well over 60 products at the time. So where did the 57 come from? Heinz thought the number was lucky. Five was Heinz’s lucky number, and seven was his wife’s. He mashed the charmed digits together, got 57, and never looked back."
More answers on fave toppers (from Mental Floss article http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/26550)
Now do one on Hellman's Mayonnaise.
Miracle Whip... well... that stuff just ain't right...
... those commercials are right, love it or hate it.
Growing up, mom loved MW, THEREFORE, our school lunches were traded as often as possible.
Although, I'm happy to sub creamy salad dressings for mayo on my sandwiches... go figure.
There's always steaksauce in the fridge (Too bad there isn't always steaks : ) The kids hate when I buy the store brand of steaksauce and that's what they call it A-Minus.
Now how about butter or spreads?
A-1 (plus OR minus) is good on burgers with mushrooms and onion!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Did you say BUTTER? Oh NO! I'm getting a premonition that Lantanalane will swoop in and say: "well butter my butt and ....."
Herbed butters are nice.
I just remembered a spread mom used on celery stalks, it came in a sorta fancy cut glass jar. One flavor was called Old Fashioned and the other had pimento in it. You can still get them! Oh boy, now I have to get to the store to satisfy my crave.
..kind of changes the caloric count, plus if you have room left in an artery LOL