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  1. Taste test: Canned pumpkin

    Taste Test

    Two years ago, farmers were warning of a shortage of canned pumpkin. Those of us charged with preparing Thanksgiving meals rushed to stores to scoop up the offerings. The shortage, caused by too much rain falling on U.S. pumpkin patches, never really materialized, although the scare was enough to leave some grocery …

  2. Taste test: s'mores-flavored products

    Taste Test

    Consumers love s'mores so much they apparently want to taste the combination of graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate in lots of foods they eat. Our panelists sampled 10 different products infused with s'mores flavors to see if any of them are as good as the original campfire favorite. They decided that the flavor …

  3. Taste test: Non-dairy yogurts

    Taste Test

    My daughter's college roommate is vegan, meaning she doesn't eat or use any animal products. So when we visit my daughter in California, we make it a point to find foods and eateries her roommate can enjoy with us. Sometimes it's not easy, even in a vegan-friendly state like California. This week, I searched locally for …