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 Dipped Our Chips Into 8 Brands and Found the Best Guacamole

    Looking for the best guacamole in the grocery store? Our passionate testers tried eight brands to find the very best. Is it your fave?

    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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    Who Makes the Best Chocolate Bunny? We Tested 8 to Find Out.

    Easter's on its way. Which chocolate bunny should hop into your basket? We tested eight brands to find out.


    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...


    The Best Tuna Brands, According to Our Test Kitchen Experts

    Before you fill your grocery cart, find out which tuna brands our Test Kitchen experts love the most. Their top...

    Our Test Kitchen Found the Best Oat Milk Brands

    Swapping dairy milk for an alternative? Find out what the best oat milk is for your morning coffee, cereal, baked...


    Our Pros Sampled 6 Brands of Frozen Texas Toast to Find the Best

    We love to keep a box of frozen Texas toast on hand for spaghetti suppers. But do you know what...


    The Best Macaroni Brands to Keep in Your Cupboard

    Whether it's for mac and cheese, a quick skillet supper or pasta salad, you want the best macaroni brands in...


    The Best Black Beans to Add to Your Cart, According to Our Test Kitchen

    You want the best black beans for your recipes. But do you know which can is really the tastiest? Our...


    Banza: the Good-for-You Frozen Pizza We’re Obsessed with Right Now

    Move over, cauliflower—there's a brand-new healthy pizza crust in town!

    The Best White Cake Mixes to Fill Your Pantry, According to Experts

    There's no shame in keeping a box of white cake mix in your cupboard! But our Test Kitchen wants to...


    We Found the Best Crescent Rolls in a Blind Taste Test

    Who doesn't love canned crescent rolls? In this taste test, we tried five popular brands to see which was the...


    Our Test Kitchen Found the Best Vanilla Extract Brands for Baking

    Stop your search for the best vanilla extract! Our Test Kitchen found the vanillas worthy of using in your kitchen.


    The Cream Cheese Brands You Should Be Buying, According to the Pros

    There are lots of cream cheese brands out there. Our Test Kitchen tried the most popular ones and found the...


    Looking for the Best Store-Bought Pesto? Our Test Kitchen Found Its Favorites.

    Need a ready-made pesto sauce for your favorite dishes? Our Test Kitchen put 10 brands to the test and found...


    Candy Corn and Peanuts Is the Halloween Combo You’re Not Trying (Yet)

    Ever heard of mixing candy corn and peanut? We tried this seemingly unusual combo—find out what our editors thought.



    Our Test Kitchen Found the Best Plant-Based Burger Brands

    Fire up the grill and grab the best plant-based burger brands as chosen by our Test Kitchen. Our pros tested...

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    The Best Mayonnaise Brands According to Our Test Kitchen

    Before you make your next sandwich or potato salad, find out what's really the best mayonnaise out there....


    We Puckered Up and Found the Best Cranberry Sauce Brand

    Do you secretly love canned cranberry sauce? Of course you do! We tested six brands of the jiggly, jellied stuff...


    We Found the Best Canned Pumpkin for Your Pie

    Canned pumpkin puree is a fall baking essential, but are you really buying the best brand? We tested six options...


    The Best Spiralizers to Make Healthy Meals Easier Than Ever

    Want to turn your favorite veggies into noodles, zoodles and ribbons? Check out our Test Kitchen's top picks for best...


    We Found the Best Frozen Dinner Rolls You Can Buy

    Frozen dinner rolls are an easy way to fill out your dinnertime menu. We put five options to the test...


    We Tested 3 Frozen Pies—This One Was the Best

    We put the most popular frozen pies to the test. Find out which brand is the one you should keep...