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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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The Best Maple Syrup You Can Buy, According to Our Pro Pancake Flippers

Before you flip that first pancake, make sure you've got the best maple syrup on hand to top it off. Our experts tested 10 brands to find the very best.

The Best Beef Jerky, According to Pro Snackers

Hitting the road? Craving a salty snack? Snag a bag of the best beef jerky as chosen by our Test...


The Best Chai Tea to Spice Up Your Morning

Our culinary experts found the best chai tea options from loose leaf teas to spicy sachets.


Test Kitchen-Preferred: The Best Products Chosen by Our Experts

Want to know what products are the best when it comes to your pantry, kitchen and home? Our experts put...


The Best Frozen Chicken Nuggets, According to Kids at Heart

No need to hit up the drive-thru! We found the best frozen chicken nuggets you can make in minutes. Fill...

The Best Instant Oatmeal to Kickstart Your Morning

Need breakfast in an instant? Check out the best oatmeal options for starting your day, according to our Test Kitchen...


The Best Coffee Creamer Brands to Top Off Your Morning

When you reach for your morning cuppa, you want the best coffee creamer to top it off. Find out which...

The Best Bloody Mary Mix Options, According to Pros

Complete your weekend brunch with the best Bloody Mary mix. Our Test Kitchen sampled 10 brands to find the perfect...


What’s the Best Olive Oil You Can Buy? Our Test Kitchen Knows

Make sure your pantry is filled with top-notch ingredients, including the very best olive oil for dressings, sauteeing and much...


We Found the Best Peanut Butter Brands for Creamy and Chunky Fans

Take your PB&J to the next level by stocking up on the best peanut butter. Our Test Kitchen pros tested...


Coke Zero vs. Diet Coke: What’s the Difference?

Do Diet Coke have the same ingredients and same flavor? You might be surprised by the results of our research.

These Are the Best Pretzels You Can Buy, According to Our Test Kitchen

Looking for the best pretzels to snack on? Our Test Kitchen pros tried the most popular brands. Just three got...


The Best Kitchen Products You Can Buy in 2022—According to Our Test Kitchen Team

What are the best kitchen products and gadgets for your home? Our Test Kitchen has sampled hundreds of them this...


Our Pro Bakers Found the Best Cocoa Powder You Can Buy

Love chocolaty bakes? You'll want the best cocoa powder to give these recipes their signature flavor. Find out which brands...


We Tried 10 Brands to Find the Best Chili Powder

Before you whip up a pot of chili, a batch of chimichangas or a pile of sloppy joes, make sure...


The Best Nonalcoholic Drinks & Spirits of 2022

Whether making your own NA cocktail or opening a ready-to-drink beverage, going booze-free just got more delicious. So, leave the...

What’s the Best Soy Sauce? Our Test Kitchen Pros Found Out.

Looking for the best soy sauce for your go-to recipes? Our Test Kitchen tested nine popular brands to find the...


We Tested 4 Brownie Recipes – Here’s What You Need to Know

Each of these brownies brings something different to the table. Find out which recipe is perfect for you.


Our Experts Found the Best San Marzano Tomatoes You Can Buy

Looking for the best San Marzano tomatoes for your homemade spaghetti sauce or go-to Italian meal? Our culinary pros tested...


The Best White Chocolate Chips, According to Test Kitchen Bakers

Looking for the best white chocolate for your recipes? These are the baking chips you should be buying according to...


Our Pros Found the Best Store-Bought Pizza Sauce Brands

Making pizza at home? After testing 10 brands, our Test Kitchen found the best store-bought pizza sauce options for your...


Our Pro Cooks Found the Best Taco Seasoning Brands

Make sure you're shopping for the best taco seasoning options for the most satisfying Taco Tuesdays yet.


The Best Breakfast Sausage Brands, According to Pro Cooks

Making brunch this weekend? You'll want the best breakfast sausage on your table. Learn what brands excelled in our Test...


The Results Are In: These Are the Best Ketchup Brands

We know you've got your go-to brand in the fridge, but our quest to find the best ketchup just might...

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Our Test Kitchen’s Favorite Instant Rice Brands

No time to make rice on the stovetop? No worries. We tried all kinds of instant rice brands to find...


We Found the Best Frozen Chicken Tenders at the Supermarket

Even foodies love a fast food-style treat once in a while! Our Test Kitchen found the best frozen chicken tenders...


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Our Test Kitchen Found the Best Brands of Coffee

You start every morning with a cup. Why not make sure that morning joe is the best coffee you can...


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...