Friday, September 21, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: Artisan pickles

Forget the basic bread-and-butters. We were craving something more gourmet for our summer barbecues. This week, we searched for a fancy pickle, checking grocery store refrigerators, meat counters and specialty food sections. We found plenty of options, including some delicious choices from the regular condiment aisles. Judges sampled 14 jars.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

 
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Taste test: Frozen Italian meatballs

Taste test: Frozen Italian meatballs

In keeping with our objective of trying to make family meals a little easier this back-to-school season, our judges figured premade meatballs could serve as a basis for a variety of meals. This week, we sampled 10 brands of frozen Italian meatballs f...
Published: 09/17/18
Taste test: New peanut butter snacks

Taste test: New peanut butter snacks

Since many of us are reaching for portable snacks to pack in school lunch boxes, our tasters thought this would be a good week to give some of the new snacks a try. We picked four peanut butter-flavored snacks, figuring parents and teachers would hav...
Published: 09/10/18
Taste test: New frozen breakfast foods

Taste test: New frozen breakfast foods

School mornings are back and so are the challenges of getting meals on the table before rushing out the door. In the upcoming weeks, the Taster’s Choice panelists will try to help with some reviews of convenience foods designed to make breakfasts, lu...
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