Even though autumn sometimes misses Florida altogether, this time of year sends our panelists searching for comfort foods. They also like to spice things up a bit while they sip pumpkin-flavored coffees and apple ciders. One thing that definitely adds a kick to meals or snacks is spicy cheese. This week, we sampled 15 brands of pepper jack cheese to see which ones we would add to our grilled cheese sandwiches, Mexican-themed dinners or pre-trick-or-treating appetizer trays.
Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent