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Tomato, tomahto…which boxed soup gets our vote?

What’s a grilled cheese sandwich without its best sidekick: a steaming bowl of creamy tomato soup? With so many great boxed brands to choose from, we set out to find the one that gets our INdorsement.   The Contestants: Trader Joe’s Organic Creamy Tomato Soup Cost: $0.08/oz. Appearance and taste: This soup had a lighter […]

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Is Honeycrisp Your Go-To Minnesota Apple? Discover Our Favorite.

Minnesota is home to many delicious varieties of apples, so we narrowed it down to three of our favorites: Honeycrisp, Sweet Tango, and Zestar. Of course we all thought Honeycrisp would be the winner, but we may have discovered a new favorite… The Contestants: Honeycrisp Cost: $2.99/lb. Appearance and taste: Honeycrisps were light red with […]

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Does Organic Lemonade Taste Better?

The July heat is in full force, and one of the best ways to cool down is with a refreshing glass of lemonade. Which brand should you use to cool off while sitting in the sun? In our recent blind taste test, we put three lemonades to the test to see which we deem the […]

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Vanilla Ice Cream: Is Premium Worth The Price?

Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand, but which brand is most cone-worthy? In our latest blind taste test, we tested three vanilla ice cream brands of varying price points to see if a premium brand is worth the extra cost. The Contestants: Häagen-Dazs – $0.28/fluid ounce Edy’s – $0.13/fluid ounce Kemps – $0.07/fluid ounce The […]

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Butter’s Back!

Great news! With the growing focus on real ingredients, butter is making a big comeback in the food world—and the one you choose can have a big impact on taste. In our brand test, we found out which one is worthy of your bread! The Contestants: Land O’ Lakes – $4.79 for 4 sticks Essential […]

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Which peanut butter are we nutty for?

In honor of National Peanut Butter Day on January 24th, we set out to find the best one for your future sandwiches. The winner was very smooth, spreadable, and had a rich taste, sure to please any peanut butter lover. The Contestants: Essential Everyday – $1.99 at 11¢/ounce Skippy – $1.99 at 12¢/ounce Jif – […]

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What pre-made stuffing should you buy for Thanksgiving?

The answer may surprise you… As we rapidly approach the holiday season, it’s time to start planning for the great American feast: Thanksgiving dinner. One of the most popular sides for the big meal is stuffing. Some may choose to make it from scratch, while others prefer to purchase pre-made stuffing. In our latest brand […]

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Brand Test: Liquid Water Enhancers

Liquid water enhancers have become increasingly popular as a way to customize water flavor without adding calories or sugar. These products offer consumers a high level of product control because they are able to choose not only the desired product flavor, but also the strength of flavor by adding the preferred number of drops to […]

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Who makes the best microwave popcorn?

As the weather gets cooler here in Minneapolis, people will begin to spend more nights in with blankets, movies and popcorn. Many people have their go-to microwave popcorn style and brand, but in our latest brand test we set out to discover the best microwave popcorn. The Butter-Flavored Contestants: Act II Orville Redenbacher Cub Brand […]

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Brand test: Orange Juice

Orange juice has many health benefits.  It is rich in antioxidants, boosts your immune system and can help fight against health issues such as heart disease and cancer. Our team decided to test three brands in honor of National Orange Juice Day (May 4). What’s the squeeze on Florida vs. California… A Florida orange is […]

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