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Taste Test

  1. Taste test: new cereals

    Taste Test

    While serving our school kids a hot and healthy breakfast is an admirable goal, many of us are hard pressed just to get them dressed and out the door before the bell rings. So, we often turn to cold cereal. That's what makes this the perfect season for makers to roll out new offerings, colorfully packaged in attractive …

  2. Taste Test: Microwave Popcorn

    Taste Test

    Microwave popcorn is a dieter's dream. It's also a great, quick snack for an impromptu gathering, a teen sleepover and any other party requiring a warm, tasty treat in seconds. And, as long as co-workers can handle the lingering aroma, it's a great afternoon pick-me-up in the office. But what brand to pick? A third of …

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  3. Taste Test: oatmeal raisin cookies

    Taste Test

    Tasting cookies is always tricky — not because of taste —but because of texture. Some panelists prefer soft cookies and others want some snap to their biscuits. That said, our judges have been pretty consistent with their favorite brands. Ten years ago, they picked Archway cookies among their top three …