Grocery Product Reviews & Recommendations
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Factor’s Ready-to-Eat Meals Are the Easiest Thing I’ve “Cooked” All Year
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All you do is hit a button on the microwave or oven.
Dec 27, 2023
Nutritional Yeast Desperately Needs a Rebrand
Put it on lasagna, nachos, scrambled eggs, and so much more.
Dec 27, 2023
The Best $1 Freezer Find We Bought at Aldi All Year
Plus seven more items we couldn't get enough of in 2023.
Dec 26, 2023
My Honest Review of EveryPlate’s Meal Kit
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They don't skimp on flavors!
Dec 26, 2023
The 8 Best New Groceries to Hit Shelves This December
Number eight will be your new favorite snack.
Dec 25, 2023
The $2 “Perfect” Boxed Cake Mix My Aunt Swears by for All of Her Holiday Baking
It’s as good for dessert as it is for breakfast.
Dec 23, 2023
We Tried 9 Ginger Ales — And the Winner Is Not What You Think
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“It goes down real easy,” according to tasters.
Dec 23, 2023
We Asked 3 Pastry Chefs to Name the Best Store-Bought Croissants, and They All Said the Same Thing
“They're as good as any from a bakery.”
Dec 21, 2023
I Tried Blake Lively’s New Drink Line and It Lives Up to the Buzz
This is one celebrity drink brand you're actually going to want to stock up on.
Dec 19, 2023
The 3-Ingredient “Fancy” Trader Joe’s Appetizer I Make Every Christmas
It takes less than a minute to pull together.
Dec 19, 2023
This $2 Boxed Mix Is My Mom’s Secret Ingredient for Holiday Parties
Find it in the baking aisle.
Dec 18, 2023
This “Amazing” Budget Bubbly Is the Only Bottle I’m Popping for the Holidays
Tastes even better in a reindeer mug at 1 a.m.
Dec 17, 2023
5 Little Luxuries (for $7 or Less!) to Pick Up at Trader Joe’s This Holiday Season
Number four looks straight out of a patisserie.
Dec 16, 2023
We Tried 12 Hot Cocoa Mixes — And No One Saw the Winner Coming
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Gotta love when that happens.
Dec 13, 2023
I Have Celiac Disease, and These Are 9 of My Favorite Gluten-Free Finds of the Year
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Gluten-free, full of flavor!
Dec 13, 2023
The “Gorgeous” Store-Bought Frozen Pie I Bring to Every Holiday Party
"The apples are sourced locally in Maine and made into pies the same day."
Dec 13, 2023
The Ultimate List of Where to Buy Seafood Online
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You'll want to bookmark this list.
Dec 11, 2023
This Is the Only Eggnog I’ll Ever Buy from the Grocery Store
It’s festive, indulgent, and dessert-like.
Dec 11, 2023
I Tried Kraft’s Brand-New Plant-Based Mac & Cheese
Calling all vegans!
Dec 10, 2023
The $3 “Fancy” Crackers I Always Put out for Guests
“They’re surprisingly stale-proof too.”
Dec 9, 2023
The $4 Store-Bought Dessert My Grandma Has Been Serving for 30 Years
She always keeps one in the freezer.
Dec 6, 2023
This $17 Sam’s Club Find Is Why My Mom Will Never Cancel Her Membership
It's the deal of all deals.
Dec 5, 2023
The $4 British Grocery Find the World Is Missing Out On
“The selections stretch out like a never-ending red carpet.”
Dec 3, 2023
The $10 Costco Appetizer I’m Bringing to Every Holiday Party
Find it in the fridge section.
Dec 1, 2023
The Best Gourmet Italian Groceries Are Hiding in … Marshalls?
Dunk number five in coffee — or wine!
Nov 30, 2023
Champagne Doesn’t Make the Best Mimosas — Here’s What to Buy Instead
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The best bubbly for brunching
Nov 26, 2023
The Secret to Better Desserts? This $3 French Pantry Staple
It’s the ultimate shortcut.
Nov 25, 2023
The $1 Bakery Find That Made Me a Lidl Loyalist
They freeze up like a dream.
Nov 25, 2023
I Tried 12 Gingerbread House Kits — These Are the 3 Worth Buying
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Including winners for best-tasting, kid-friendly, and most unexpected design.
Nov 24, 2023
The $2 Upgrade That Will Improve All of Your Holiday Cookies
Don't bake without this.
Nov 24, 2023
I Tried Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s Brand-New "Naughty" Cake
The hype is very real.
Nov 22, 2023
10 Quirky Food Pairings to Try ASAP, According to The Kitchn Editors
Number four definitely has our attention.
Nov 22, 2023
We Asked 3 Bartenders to Name the Best Vodka for a Martini, and They All Said the Same Thing
Turns out, it’s all about the grain.
Nov 21, 2023
This “Smooth” California Red Is the Only Wine I’m Serving at Thanksgiving
It’s beloved by chefs too.
Nov 20, 2023
The Most Underrated Kirkland Signature Item to Get at Costco (Especially for the Holidays)
You don't even have to be a member to score this deal.
Nov 19, 2023
If You Buy One Thing at Aldi This Week, Let It Be This $4 Thanksgiving Staple
It’s so much more than a holiday sidekick.
Nov 17, 2023
I Collect Spices, and This New Blend Is by Far My Favorite
"The question should be 'What doesn’t this stuff go with?'"
Nov 16, 2023
The $5 Trader Joe’s Dessert I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving This Year
It’s like a classic apple pie meets a custard-laced tart.
Nov 14, 2023
I Tried Every Bottle of Makgeolli at H Mart — These Are the Ones Worth Drinking
Number three is perfect for parties.
Nov 13, 2023
The $7 Secret to the Most Decadent No-Bake Desserts
No graham crackers necessary.
Nov 12, 2023
This $5 Freezer Find Is Trader Joe’s Most Popular Item of All Time
It’s the store's most popular item. Period.
Nov 10, 2023
The $4 Chef-Approved Trick to Lump-Free Gravy — Every Time
Lump-free gravies! Velvety sauces! Flaky pie crusts! And more!
Nov 8, 2023
The Best New Groceries to Hit Shelves This November (So Far)
If you’re feeling extra adventurous, pair one and two together.
Nov 7, 2023
Are Publix Subs Actually Any Good? Here’s My Honest Review
It even has its own song.
Nov 7, 2023
I Tried 10 of the Most Popular Meals Kits — These Are My 3 Favorites
I cleared out my fridge to make room for my 14-day kit-off.
Nov 3, 2023
The $1 Aldi Grocery I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving This Year
Bonus: It’s an easy way to add color to the spread.
Nov 5, 2023
6 Not-to-Be-Missed Trader Joe’s Groceries That Just Hit Stores
Starbucks fans: Number four is for you.
Nov 3, 2023
We Tried 8 Frozen Pie Crusts — And Even the Runner-Up Can Totally Pass for Homemade
The ultimate holiday shortcut is right this way.
Nov 2, 2023
I Tried Martha Stewart’s Meal Kit and It Completely Changed My Mind About Delivery Services
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It’s a total cooking rut-buster.
Oct 31, 2023
The 9 Best New Groceries to Hit Shelves This October
Elf-inspired snacks! Jarred vodka sauce! A Ben & Jerry’s pint! And more!
Oct 31, 2023
This $9 Costco Snack Is My Best Impulse Buy of All Time
I tore open the bag as soon as I got in the car.
Oct 30, 2023
If You Buy One Thing from Aldi This Holiday Season, It Should Be This $6 Find
Coming to stores on November 2.
Oct 28, 2023
Why “Burnt” Snacks Are About to Show Up on Grocery Shelves
They're inspired by an old French baking secret.
Oct 27, 2023
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Boxed Mac and Cheese, and They All Picked the Same One
“It is undeniably the best sauce on the market.”
Oct 27, 2023
7 Costco Groceries This Former MasterChef Contestant Always Buys
But did the rotisserie chicken make the list?
Oct 27, 2023
I Tried 17 Boxed Wines — These Are the 7 Worth Drinking
According to a former bartender and wine buyer.
Oct 26, 2023
I Tried Every Single Store-Bought Gravy I Could Get My Hands On — Here’s What I’m Using for Thanksgiving
Cooking up a Thanksgiving meal is as much a test of planning prowess as it is cooking ability. With so many dishes in play, it’s only natural to seek out time-saving shortcuts. For those who’d rather not deal with whisking up a lump-free gravy from scratch, the grocery store has your back. Ready-made turkey gravy — in cans, jars, cartons, cubes, and just-add-water pouches — is good to have on hand, even if you do plan to make your own gravy.
Oct 25, 2023
The Versatile Shortcut My Mom Always Keeps Stocked in Her Freezer — And Now I Do, Too
They’re fully cooked and perfectly sized for one delicious, very juicy bite.
Oct 24, 2023
I Tried 7 Store-Bought Instant Mashed Potatoes — One Stood Out as the Closest to Homemade
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Bonus points were also awarded for its budget-friendly price.
Oct 24, 2023
We Asked 3 Bartenders to Name the Best Bourbon for an Old-Fashioned, and They All Said the Same Thing
Turns out, it’s all about the distillery.
Oct 23, 2023
This $5 Trader Joe's Bakery Find Is a Total Dupe for a Costco Favorite
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I eat them for breakfast, dessert, and even a late-night snack.
Oct 21, 2023
The $6 Aldi Fridge Find the Internet Is Calling “the Best Ever” (and It’s True)
"You certainly get your money’s worth."
Oct 20, 2023