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: Artisanal Category Winners

We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. By Cindy Hatcher

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We Take the Cake Key Lime Bundt Cake
Photo: Travis Rathbone

Best in Sweets: Florida

We Take the Cake Key Lime Bundt Cake ($28 for 8-inch cake)

It can be difficult to produce a cake that stands up to shipping, but this one arrived moist, fresh, and tasty. The bakery offers a rotating lineup of flavors, but the burst of fresh citrus in the Key lime variety was like a delicious culinary postcard from sunny Florida.

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