February marks the beginning of baseball season in our house and, admittedly, we eat a lot of pizza while watching or coming and going from games. Some evenings, nothing tastes better than a takeout pie. That said, we have been working hard at eating healthier and trying to prepare our own meals, and that includes pizza. We have experimented with different crusts, toppings and sauces. There are many brands of ready-made pizza sauce on the market, so sampling can be a daunting prospect. That's why we asked the Taster's Choice panel to do the work for us. Because we found 18 brands of pizza sauce, we decided to split the tasting into two sessions. This week, taster's reveal their top three picks from the first nine offerings. We'll share three more favorites next Wednesday.
Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent