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  1. Taste test: New frozen treats

    Taste Test

    Now that summer has essentially begun, many of us have probably started scouring our freezers for frozen desserts to top off our suppers. This week, we found four new frozen desserts in local grocery stores to try. Judges raved about a couple, deciding, for the most part, that they prefer ice pops to ice cream. Overall, …

  2. Taste test: Dried cranberries

    Taste Test

    Cranberries sometimes get a bad rap for being too tart. I used to buy them only around Thanksgiving, when I could smother them with sweeteners for a colorful side dish. These days, they are a frequent addition to many summertime meals. I bake them in my favorite orange and cranberry muffins, sprinkle them on a green …

    Dried cranberries.
  3. Taste test: new products from Welch's, Barilla, Snyder's and Thomas

    Taste Test

    When I woke up recently to the smell of bacon and maple syrup wafting from my kitchen, I was anticipating a short stack of buttermilk pancakes slathered with butter and maple syrup. Instead, my husband was toasting an English muffin. It was a new, limited edition bacon buttermilk pancake-flavored muffin from Thomas. …