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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    What Frozen Waffles Should You Be Buying? We Tested 8 to Find Out!

    Shopping for frozen waffles? We bet we know your go-to brand, but is it really the best? We tried eight options in a blind test to find the tastiest option for quick breakfasts.

    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 We Choose Our Favorite Products

    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...


    We Tried 5 Brands to Find the Best Blueberry Muffin

    Need a quick-fix baked good? We turn to blueberry muffin mix. But which mix is really the best for getting...


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    Our Test Kitchen Tried 10 Vanilla Ice Creams. Here’s Our Best Loved Brand.

    Looking for the best vanilla ice cream? So was our Test Kitchen! We tested 10 brands to find the very...


    We Tried the Top Meal Prep Delivery Services—Here’s What We Thought

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


    We Sipped 10 Brands to Find the Best Hard Seltzer

    Hard seltzer is the latest beverage craze. We tested 10 brands—including fan-favorite White Claw—to find the best.


    We Tried the Most Popular Beer Brands and Here’s What We Thought

    We tried 28 brews to find the best mass-market beer brand. Our favorites are the ones you'll want in your...


    These Ingredients Make the Best S’mores Ever

    Learn how to make s'mores even better with the right ingredients. We found the best chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows...

    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....