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  1. Taste test: shelf-stable milks for your hurricane kit

    Taste Test

    It was 25 years ago this week that Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida. For those of us familiar with the damage, hurricane preparedness is always a priority. With that in mind, our tasters wanted to sample some of the staples for stocking a hurricane kit. We settled on milk that doesn't need to be refrigerated, …

  2. Taste test: new frozen treats

    Taste Test

    Perhaps the Twinkies craze has gone too far. On a recent shopping trip, we found frozen deep-fried Twinkies, Chocolate Twinkies, Chocolate-Filled Twinkies and Chocolate-Covered Twinkies. Hostess did hook us with Twinkies Ice Cream, which prompted us to see what other new, frozen treats we could sample during these …

  3. Taste test: cold-brewed coffees

    Taste Test

    As a consumer who prefers cold teas over hot coffee, I was intrigued about the recent surge in cold-brewed coffees on the market. These are not hot coffees poured over ice. Instead, cold-brewed coffee is made when cold or room temperature water is poured over coffee and the whole thing steeps for much longer than …