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Taste Test

  1. Taste test: Vanilla ice cream cones

    Taste Test

    Ice cream was made for summer, but the Florida heat can make eating the frozen delight a race against time. One treat that lasts a bit longer on a hot afternoon is a frozen Drumstick, likely because of its sturdy sugar cone. According to Nestle's website, its Drumstick treat was invented around 1928 by a candymaker in …

    Vanilla ice cream waffle cone.
  2. Taste test: flavored mayonnaise

    Taste Test

    Often, condiments are the lagniappe or the extra-special bonus on a sandwich. Food producers are always trying to add a new twist or kick to familiar flavors we smear on everything from burgers and dogs to lunch-box regulars like ham and Swiss or turkey and cheddar. We found an increasing number of new, flavored …

  3. Taste test: new snacks

    Taste Test

    Ah, summertime, the season when snacking becomes a full-time job for students out of school. No matter how often I shop, the mantra is the same: "There's nothing to eat." Trying to balance the need to nosh with the desire to provide healthy options is an ongoing battle. This week, our panelists tried four new snacks …