Grocery Taste Tests
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I Tried Every Frozen Egg Roll I Could Find — These Are the 2 I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
We picked winners for best chicken and vegetable egg rolls!
May 3, 2022
I Tried Every Frozen Burrito I Could Find — These Are the 4 I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
We picked winners for best bean and cheese, chicken, steak, and beef!
Apr 25, 2022
I Tried Every Pint of Store-Bought Chocolate Ice Cream I Could Find — These Are the 2 I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
Including a dairy-based and dairy-free winner!
Apr 11, 2022
I Tried Every Container of Store-Bought Guacamole I Could Find — And the Winner Is (Almost) Better than Homemade
Taste Test
"Well-seasoned with the perfect amount of heat!"
Mar 17, 2022
I Tried Nearly a Dozen Frozen Apple Pies — One Stood Out as the Best and the Closest to Homemade
Taste Test
It also happened to be the prettiest!
Mar 14, 2022
I Tried Every Bottle of Olive Oil at Aldi — This Is the Absolute Best One You Can BuyGroceries
It straddles the fine line between a versatile cooking oil and a finishing oil with personality.
Mar 5, 2022
I Tried All the Frozen Mozzarella Sticks I Could Find — The Winner Is a Crispy, Gooey Masterpiece
Taste Test
"The breading has just the right amount of salt to balance out the rich mozzarella cheese."
Mar 3, 2022
I Tried 20 Bags of Plantain Chips — These Are the Ones That Remind Me of My Childhood
Taste Test
Including original, lime, salted, garlic, and maduros!
Feb 8, 2022
I Tried Every Jarred Salsa I Could Find — And the Winner Transported Me Back to My Childhood
Taste Test
"The taste delivered what the jar promised: homestyle."
Jan 19, 2022
I Tried as Many Frozen Waffles as I Could Possibly Find — These Are the Ones I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
Including one that's gluten free!
Dec 28, 2021
I Tried Every Package of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough I Could Find — These Are the Two I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
We picked a traditional cookie and a gluten-free cookie.
Dec 20, 2021
I Tried 20 Stuffing Mixes, and the Overall Winner Was Not at All What I Was Expecting
Taste Test
It costs less than $1!
Nov 23, 2021
I Tested All the Store-Bought Frozen Croissants I Could Get My Hands On — This One Rose Above the Rest
Taste Test
There's one key difference with this one!
Nov 2, 2021
I Tried a Dozen Different Types of Cranberry Sauce — Here Are My Top Picks for Thanksgiving
Taste Test
Whether you prefer cranberry sauce or cranberry jelly, our taste test has got you covered.
Oct 31, 2021
3 Store-Bought Frozen Dinner Rolls That Could Totally Pass as HomemadeGroceries
Par-baked, almost-from-scratch, and gluten-free options!
Oct 26, 2021
3 Store-Bought Frozen Lasagnas That Are (Almost) Better than HomemadeGroceries
Including a pick for meat-lovers, gluten-free fans, and vegetarians.
Oct 23, 2021
I Tried Every Take-and-Bake Pizza at Aldi — These 2 Are the Very BestGroceries
One of the winners is a gluten-free pizza!
Oct 10, 2021
I Tried Every Single Nut Butter Cup I Could Find — These Are the Best
Taste Test
Are Reese's Peanut Butter Cups really the uncontested favorite?
Oct 9, 2021
I Tried Every Gluten-Free Pasta I Could Find — These Are the Ones I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
There's a lot of love for hearts of palm.
Sep 22, 2021
I Tried 8 Jars of Pumpkin Pasta Sauce — These Are the 3 I’ll Be Buying Throughout the Fall
Taste Test
"I was surprised that I ended up picking a vegan option!"
Sep 10, 2021
I Tried Every Brand of Canned Tomatoes I Could Find — These Are the 3 I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
There are actually some huge differences between brands. Don't get a mediocre one!
Sep 3, 2021
We Tried 6 Different Cans of Whipped Cream and Found a Clear Winner
Taste Test
We taste tested six different brands of canned whipped cream to find out which most closely resembles the homemade stuff.
Aug 26, 2021
I Tried as Many Jars of Garlic Powder as I Could Get My Hands On — This Is the One I’ll Be Buying from Now On
Taste Test
None of these garlic powders will ruin a dish, but if you happen to get your hands on this brand, you'll be a very happy camper.
Aug 26, 2021
I Tried More than Two-Dozen Kinds of Mayonnaise. Here Are the Ones I’ll Buy Again (and Again!).
Taste Test
Including my picks for vegan, truffle, and Sriracha mayos!
Aug 23, 2021
I Tried Every Cereal at Trader Joe’s — These Are the Ones I’ll Be Buying AgainGroceries
Trader Joe’s now carries more than 30 types of cereals, granolas, oats, and clusters — and I made it my mission to try them all.
Aug 21, 2021
I Tried 6 Different Ice Cream Cakes (Available Nationwide) — And One Clear Winner Emerged
Taste Test
Our official winner has a high proportion of chocolate-to-vanilla ice cream, along with a solid layer of chocolate crunch. Plus a glossy coating of chocolate fudge that somehow doesn't freeze, but rather oozes all over.
Aug 6, 2021
I Tried 14 Different Chicken Tenders — This Is the Only Brand I’ll Keep in My Freezer from Now On
Taste Test
The winner had perfectly juicy chicken and a crispy exterior that rivaled popcorn chicken morsels.
Aug 5, 2021
We Tried a Dozen Different Fake Bacon Options — There Was One Clear Winner That We’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
Our winner also happened to be the least expensive, the easiest to find, and the most like the real thing.
Jul 27, 2021
3 Store-Bought Cheesecakes That Are (Almost) Better than Homemade
Taste Test
"My taste testers were convinced that I had hidden a homemade cheesecake among the store-bought samples!"
Jul 25, 2021
I Tried 38 Different Bottles of Mustard — These Are the Ones I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
Dijon! Honey! Spicy brown! And yellow! We picked 4 unanimous favorites.
Jun 17, 2021
We Tried 8 Different Kinds of Coconut Water — Here Are the 3 We’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
If you're a coconut water person, these are the three you should try!
Jun 13, 2021
I Tried 40 Bags of Plain Potato Chips (Yes, 40!) and These Were the Best OnesGroceries
The two winning classic options might surprise you.
Jun 7, 2021
We Tried 12 Spaghetti Brands You Can Find at the Store and This Is Our Favorite
Taste Test
We tried the noodles right out of the pot, in a side-by-side comparison, and with a simple sauce. We really liked four brands but ultimately picked just one winner.
May 30, 2021
I Tried 21 Brands of Spiked Seltzer and Was Shocked by the Winner
Taste Test
The winner isn't the one you're thinking of ...
May 26, 2021
The Best Frozen Pizzas You Can Buy at the Grocery Store
Taste Test
Two really stood out as clear winners!
May 25, 2021
I Tried All the Canned Cinnamon Rolls I Could Find. Here Are My Favorites.Groceries
We tried all the tubes we could find. These were our favorites.
May 6, 2021
I Tried 16 Different Kinds of Instant Coffee — These Are the 2 I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
You wouldn't think they'd be all that different. And yet they are!
May 5, 2021
We Tried a Dozen Bags of Medium-Roast Coffee Beans — And Found One Clear Winner
Taste Test
We actually liked them all. But we did like one the most!
May 1, 2021
I Tried a Dozen Different Packs of Frozen Spinach — Here Are the 2 I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
"After spending a whole Saturday mindfully tasting 12 kinds of frozen spinach, I really got a grasp on my preferences."
Apr 27, 2021
I Tried Every Single Jarred Pasta Sauce at Trader Joe’s — These Are the Ones I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
I picked up 14 different jars and gave them a try!
Apr 26, 2021
We Tasted Practically Every Salad Dressing. Here Are the Winners!
Taste Tests
Store-bought salad dressings from ranch to Caesar to French to, yes, Thousand Island. Meet the winners of this grocery taste test.
Apr 20, 2021
We Tried Every Kind of Frozen French Fries We Could Find and These Are Our FavoritesGroceries
Which ones will actually cook up as deliciously as the picture on the bag? We cranked up the oven and set up a blind taste test.
Apr 20, 2021
I Held a Blind Taste Test of 12 Different Cans of Tomato Soup — And These Are the 2 I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
"A couple were way too sweet while another tasted like thinned-out tomato paste."
Apr 19, 2021
We Tasted Beyond Beef and Impossible Burger Side-by-Side — Here Are Our Honest ThoughtsGroceries
After a few different taste tests, here's what we learned.
Apr 17, 2021
I Tried 8 Brands of Microwavable White Rice — This Is the One I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
If you’re looking for a super quick rice option, this one hits the bullseye.
Apr 12, 2021
I Tried Every Box of Wine I Could Find — Here’s What I’ll Buy from Now On
Taste Test
One brand in particular really stood out.
Apr 6, 2021
I Tried Frozen Pizzas from More than 21 Different Brands — These Were the Winners in 6 Categories
Taste Test
The best frozen pepperoni pizza! The best frozen pizza with a cauliflower crust! And more!
Apr 9, 2021
The Best Can of Black Beans to Buy Right Now
Taste Test
You can't go wrong with any can of black beans, but if you happen to see this brand in the store, buy it!
Apr 7, 2021
These Are the Only Ice Cream Bars I’ll Buy from Now On (and I’ve Tried Them All)
Taste Test
We've got winners for chocolate-dipped ice cream bars, fro-yo bars, fruit bars, and more.
Apr 1, 2021
We Tried 20 Bags of Shredded Cheese — Here Are the 4 We’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
We found our favorites for cheddar, mozzarella, and more.
Mar 23, 2021
The Best Flavored Cauliflower Rice in the Freezer SectionGroceries
We gathered all the flavored frozen cauliflower rices we could find and conducted a taste test. Here are the hands-down favorites.
Mar 14, 2021
We Tried More than a Dozen Bottles of Ranch Dressing — There Were 3 Clear Winners
Taste Test
Attention, ranch lovers!
Jun 3, 2019
I Tried 20 Different Kinds of Oat Milk — These Are the 2 I’ll Be Buying from Now On
Taste Test
There's one refrigerated winner and one shelf-stable winner.
Mar 9, 2021
We Tried 5 Brands of Chicken Broth, and Here Is the WinnerGroceries
The winner was clear!
Feb 26, 2021
I Taste Tested Seven Packs of Pepperoni and Now These Are the Only Brands I’ll Buy
Shopping
They're actually wildly different from brand to brand!
Jan 27, 2021
I Tried Every Pack of Pre-Cooked Grilled Chicken BreastsGroceries
This one was the best.
Jan 26, 2021
We Tried All the Frozen Garlic-Covered Carbs We Could Find — Here’s What We’re Buying from Now OnGroceries
We found the very best garlic bread, garlic toast, and garlic knots in the freezer section.
Jan 26, 2021
We Tried Every Garlic Shortcut We Could Find — Here’s What We’re Buying from Now On 
Taste Test
Because you can never have too much garlic!
Jan 14, 2021
We Tried 16 Brands of Tomato Paste and Found Some Surprising Results
Taste Test
We did we eventually pick a winning can and three top tubes.
Dec 22, 2020
I Tried 8 Jars of Pesto and Now These Are the Only 2 I’ll Buy
Taste Test
One REALLY stood out.
Dec 18, 2020
I Tried 9 Bottles of Hot Sauce and These Were Clearly The Best
Taste Test
One stood out as being THE MOST versatile.
Dec 17, 2020
We Tried Nearly 40 Different Coffee Creamers — These Are the Very Best Vanilla, Caramel, and Hazelnut Ones
Taste Test
Plus, we have a great plain, plant-based winner!
Dec 17, 2020
I Tried Every Type of Frozen Potato I Could Get My Hands On
Taste Test
These are the winners!
Oct 6, 2020
I Tried Every Frozen Pizza at Aldi. These Are the Top 3.
Pizza Week
A cauliflower-crust pizza made the list!
Sep 8, 2020