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  1. 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 …

  2. 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 …

  3. Taste test: mango ice pops

    Taste Test

    Mango is the new citrus when it comes to fruity dessert flavors. We have seen an explosion of treats infused with the tropical flavor of the mango, which is not a citrus fruit. Because of their sweet-sour balance, mangoes are especially good in frozen treats. This week, our judges tasted seven brands of mango-flavored …