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.

Cooking Light Taste Test Awards

Annual Taste Test Awards

Meet the winners of the Taste Test Awards, our annual guide to the best supermarket and artisanal products in a variety of categories.

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Pantry Staples

Leave the guesswork to us: here are the best staple products to keep in your pantry.

Taste Test: Stocks and Broths

Shortcut Products

Shortcut and convenience products help get your meal ready in a flash. See our favorite products to keep on hand.

Best Bags of Pretzels

Snacks and Treats

From kid-approved snack foods to sweet treats from the freezer, find Taste Test winners in the snacks and treats category.

Best Store-Bought Cranberry and Pomegranate Juices

Drinks and Beverages

Find Taste Test winners in the beverage category, from orange juice to tequila.

Best Brands of Bacon

The Rest

Find even more Taste Test winning products.

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