America’s most popular vegetable, sweetened with high fructose corn syrup, has five times the calories of tomatoes and not much else, but it’s almost like you can’t eat French fries without it. * The most famous appearance of ketchup in American cinema was in Meet Me in St. Louis in which Mary Aster in the kitchen, tasting ketchup cooking in a copper kettle, thought it was perfect, but Margorie Main thought it too sweet, Henry Daniels thought it too flat, and Judy Garland thought it too sour.