Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: buttery spreads

Looking forward to sharing a warm loaf of Irish soda bread on St. Patrick's Day? Look no further than the local grocery stores for some tasty, buttery spreads to slather on each slice. Our tasters sampled four new spreads and enjoyed the variety of flavors. But the luck was with the Irish butter, which judges described as perfect.

Kathy Saunders, Times Correspondent


Taste test: Cream cheese

Cream cheeses come in many flavors, but our judges were most interested in texture when they began to compare 10 different brands. We tried the cheese spreads alone and with bagels to test spreadability. Our sample included only plain cream cheeses a...
Published: 03/19/18

Taste test: grocery store meal kits

This week, our panel tasted a variety of "meal kits" from local grocery stores. These are prepared meals from various stores that require only heating or minor food preparation. Mail delivery meal kits are all the rage right now, so it makes sense th...
Published: 03/13/18
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Our tasters started out wanting to taste one of the offerings from Oprah’s new O, That’s Good! line of foods. But we couldn’t resist a few other new foods we also found on grocery store shelves. In the end, judges were pretty impressed with Oprah’s c...
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