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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The Best Frozen Sweet Potato Fries

Next time you're in the freezer aisle, snag a bag of the best sweet potato fries. Our pros have recommendations!

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Pick of the Pints: The Best Vanilla Ice Cream

Get your scoops ready! We found the very best vanilla ice cream from the grocery store.

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Who Makes the Best Jelly Beans? We Tested 10 Brands to Find Out

Getting ready for Easter? Make sure the best jelly beans hop into your shopping cart.

The Best Canned Tomato Soup, According to Our Test Kitchen

Our Test Kitchen sampled 10 brands (including Campbell's) to find the best canned tomato soup to pair with a grilled...

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We Tested 9 Chip Dip Brands: These Are the Ones Worth Dunking Into

Don't dunk your favorite chip into just any onion dip! Our Test Kitchen sorted through the many chip dip brands...

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The Best Frozen Pizzas to Fill Your Freezer

When that next craving hits, make sure your freezer is filled with the best frozen pizzas. We found the best...

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The Best Canned Pumpkin for Fall Baking and Beyond

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

We Tried 15 Wines Under $15: These Are the Best Rosé Wine Options

Looking for the best rosé wine to fill your glass? So is our Test Kitchen! Our pros sampled 15 top...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

A newcomer to the frozen food aisle, Banza Pizza caught our eye thanks to its unique chickpea-based crust. Here's what...

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.

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We Found the Best Canned Frosting for Your Last-Minute Bakes

Truth: Canned frosting is a perfectly acceptable shortcut. We tested 6 brands to find out which tasted homemade.