Saturday, June 23, 2018
Taste Test

Taste Test: Microwave Popcorn

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 an aisle at one local grocery store is filled with microwave popcorn options. We sampled seven brands of microwave popcorn labeled "light."

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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Taste test: Chocolate chip cookies

Taste test: Chocolate chip cookies

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Published: 06/18/18
Taste test: ballpark peanuts

Taste test: ballpark peanuts

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Taste test: Swiss cheese

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Taste test: Canned artichoke hearts

Taste test: Canned artichoke hearts

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