Taste Tests

Looking for the best ingredients and snacks the store has to offer? Taste of Home editors are unwrapping and testing them all. Find out our favorites. They might just be your new go-to!

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    We Tried 4 Popular Brands of Packaged Cinnamon Rolls and Here’s What We Thought

    Who doesn't love a quick and easy batch of cinnamon rolls on a Sunday morning? We put four brands to...


    We Used Domino Golden Sugar in a Sugar Cookie Taste Test. Here’s What Happened.

    Is there a difference in the cookies' appearance and taste? We did a blind tasting to find out.


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    How Our Test Kitchen Picks the Best Products, from Pantry Items to Cooking Gear

    Our Taste of Home Test Kitchen doesn't just test recipes—we evaluate food items and cooking gear, too. Here's how we...


    We Found the Best Juicer You Can Buy

    Looking for the best juicer to boost your healthy lifestyle? Our Test Kitchen tested the most popular models and found...


    We Tried the Top Brands of Cauliflower Pizza Crust. These Were the Best.

    Taste of Home's discerning staffers taste-tested several brands to find the best cauliflower pizza crust. These were the top three.


    We Tried 11 Brands of Balsamic Vinaigrette to Find the Best Salad Dressing

    The best salad dressing is a balancing act: oil and vinegar, richness and tang, sour and sweet. Our experts tasted...


    Our Test Kitchen Tried 9 Healthy Ice Cream Brands. Here’s Our Favorite.

    We taste-tested 9 healthy ice cream varieties to find the best guilt-free sweet treat.


    Our Test Kitchen Tried 6 Types of Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. Here’s the Best Brand.

    We tested six brands of roasted red pepper hummus to find the absolute best dip for your pita chips.

    We Tried 6 Types of Kombucha. Here’s the One We All Loved.

    Are you hooked on the punchy fermented drink? These are the best kombucha brands to try.


    We Found the Best Dark Chocolate for Everyday Indulgence

    The best dark chocolate should be smooth, intense and absolutely decadent. Our Test Kitchen put 17 big brands to the...


    We Tried 17 Brands to Find the Best Healthy Granola Bar

    Snagging a healthy granola bar to keep you fueled up? Check out what our Test Kitchen's favorite brands are before...


    We Tried 12 Brands to Find the Best Granola—Here’s Our Favorite Brand

    For easy, quick breakfasts, granola is a staple. But is the best granola in your pantry? Our Test Kitchen sampled...


    This Store Brand Keeps Winning Our Taste Tests. Here’s Why.

    We do a lot of taste tests at Taste of Home. Find out what brand wins time and time again....


    We Tried 10 Brands of Microwave Popcorn. These Are the 4 You Should Buy.

    You've got your movie queued up, you're in your comfy clothes—all that's left is picking the perfect snack. Lucky for...


    The Best Meal Delivery Service for Every Lifestyle

    There are plenty of options when it comes to meal kits—so we tested the most popular brands to find the...


    We Found the Best Grape Jelly for Your PB&J

    You have your favorite peanut butter, but what about a favorite grape jelly? We tested five brands to find the...

    We Tried 11 Brands to Find the Best Ginger Ale

    There's one big name in ginger ale, but we had to ask "what's the best ginger ale?" We put 11...


    We Tried Every Single Pringles Flavor, Here’s How They Ranked

    Our staffers tried all 14 Pringles flavors to find the ones that prove the slogan "once you pop, you can't...


    This Is the Angel Food Cake You Should Be Buying

    Need a shortcut for your next dessert? Before you head to the store for your angel food cake mix, see...


    This Is the Best Store-bought Chocolate Chip Cookie, According to a Taste Test

    Whether you like to crunch or dunk, we've found the best chocolate chip cookies you can buy. Read on to...


    What’s the Best Pizza Chain? We Tested 5 and Found Out.

    Craving a good pizza fast? Before you dial for delivery, check out our top picks for the best pizza chain....

    We Tried Reese Witherspoon’s Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie

    In her book Whiskey in a Teacup, Reese Witherspoon shares her easy lemon meringue pie recipe. We gave it try...


    We Tried 8 Chocolate Frostings. Here’s the One You Should Buy.

    Need frosting fast? That's where a can of pre-made comes in. We test eight brands of canned chocolate frosting to...


    We Taste Tested the Three New Peanut M&M Flavors. Here’s What We Thought.

    M&M's is going "around the world" with its flavors!


    What’s the Best Gluten-Free Pasta You Can Buy? We Found Out.

    Finding gluten-free alternatives to your favorite foods can be difficult. That's why we put seven brands head-to-head to determine the...


    We Tasted 7 Name-Brand Cereals Against Their Generic Version. Here’s What We Found.

    Like Grandma said, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make sure that bowl of cereal is...


    We Tried 6 Fast-Food Hot Chocolates. Here’s the Winner.

    If you thought Starbucks was king of seasonal drinks, you might want to think again! Find out what chain has...