Taste Test: Our Guide to the Best Products at the Supermarket

There are tens of thousands of products on supermarket shelves; let us help you pick the best—in both taste and nutrition. After booting out foods that don't fit our nutrition standards, products are served to a Cooking Light staff tasting panel for blind taste tests. Here are the winning products in a variety of categories.

2011 Taste Test Awards: Grocery Category Winners

The Tasties are back! Find America's best supermarket products in 18 categories. By Cindy Hatcher

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Balsamic Vinegar
Photo: Randy Mayor

Balsamic Vinegar

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value.
For a budget balsamic, this one packs a thick, rich punch. Ready to drizzle or glaze grilled chicken or salmon.

TASTE TEST AWARD: Pompeian. 
Made for marinades, this tangy vinegar has a slightly citrusy aftertaste.

TASTE TEST AWARD: Progresso. 
Provides a sharp contrast and less sweetness; perfect for a simple vinaigrette.

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