Pouring Ketchup Faster

When you have a sluggish ketchup bottle, push a drinking straw to the bottom and then remove it. This will allow enough air to start the the ketchup flowing.

By Sandy from Graettinger IA

March 14, 20110 found this helpful

Good idea, also never hold ketchup upside down to get out. Always hold it sideways and gently tape side not bottom of the bottle. It lets air into the bottle. Kethcup is suppose to be slow it's worth the wait.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
March 14, 20110 found this helpful

The drinking straw thing does work, but it's m-e-s-s-y! I just give the bottle a few good shakes before opening, with the last shake sending it toward the end you'll be opening.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 24, 2010 Flag
0 found this helpful

Tired of waiting for the ketchup to come out of the bottle. Here are some tips to help. Feel free to post your ideas.


Ketchup Tip


Don't just pound on the bottom of a stubborn ketchup bottle. Run the blade of a table knife around the inside of the neck; then tip the bottle and watch the ketchup flow. When you've finished a bottle of ketchup, make use of the residue: add a little water or vinegar and shake, then use the liquid to enliven soups, stews, or salad dressings.

By Joesgirl (01/05/2005)

By ThriftyFun

Pouring Ketchup Faster

I bought a bottle of ketchup that sits upside down. The cap is on the bottom. It is a plastic squeeze bottle. I don't even remember the brand. If this is not the brand you prefer, when it is empty, refill it with your favorite brand. Or to save even more money, buy the ketchup in a gallon can. After you open it, store in the refrigerator in large glass or plastic container. Ketchup does not spoil after opening, if it is refrigerated. And you can buy a gallon for about the same money as 3 bottles.



By Harlean from Arkansas

Pouring Ketchup Faster

Best way to get ketchup out of the bottle nicely, is to lightly tap on the label, while holding it at an angle.(06/03/2005)

By John

Pouring Ketchup Faster

I'm a waitress and know the tricks. You never want to keep ketchup out of the fridge cause if it gets too warm, the gases inside make it explode when you open it. Yuck. But its OK to run under warm water before you use it. It won't raise the temp too much, but will make it run out like salad dressing! (01/23/2006)

By Tara

Pouring Ketchup Faster

Before opening the bottle, hold it upside down and flick your wrist so the ketchup is at the end of the bottle. Open the end and squeeze/pour out the ketchup. (04/19/2006)


Pouring Ketchup Faster

This tip works! Just tap on the number "57" on the side of the bottle as you tip the open end towards your plate. It comes out great.

BTW, Knives work too, but in a restaurant, I'd be afraid someone had put their dirty knife into the jar. bleh! germs! (11/02/2006)

By gouligann

Comment On This PostWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
In This Article
Pouring Ketchup
Tips for Pouring Ketchup Faster
Food and Recipes Food Tips Helpful HintsMarch 24, 2010
A woman with long hair.
Growing Hair Faster
Ketchup Spilled on Carpet
Removing Ketchup Stains on Carpet
Cranberry Ketchup
Cranberry Ketchup Recipes
Fresh tomatoes surrounding three bottles of homemade ketchup.
Homemade Ketchup Recipes
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 22, 2016 at 8:46:17 AM on in 3 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!