Monday, February 19, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: cheddar cheese popcorn

One of the many ad campaigns aimed at New Year's dieters suggests January might be the time to put down the candied popcorn and start counting calories. But, instead of going cold turkey, how about trying flavored popcorn without the sugary toppings? We found five brands of savory white cheddar popcorn and enlisted the help of some student journalists for a tasting. Steve Sims and his reporting class at Tampa Catholic High School sampled the snacks this week.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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Taste test: red velvet cake mixes

Taste test: red velvet cake mixes

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Published: 02/13/18
Taste test: reduced-fat chocolate milk

Taste test: reduced-fat chocolate milk

One of my children loved milk growing up, but the other wouldn’t touch it. The only way to get milk into her system was to mix it with heaping tablespoons of chocolate syrup. After a while, it was just easier to break down and buy chocolate milk. Tha...
Published: 02/06/18
Taste test: New cereals

Taste test: New cereals

The cereal aisle is one of our favorites at the grocery store. Every week, it seems new options are rolled out, each with even more sugar, chocolate or some twist on an old favorite. January seems a particularly popular month for new cereal promotion...
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