Beverages

8 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Sparkling Water
Published: June 2019
Sparkling Water
Our tasters wanted prominent bubbles and a clean, crisp flavor. Which products f…
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Supermarket Black Tea
Published: April 2016
Supermarket Black Tea
Which black tea you should buy depends on how you take it—plain or with milk and…
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Supermarket Medium-Roast Coffee
Published: March 2013
Supermarket Medium-Roast Coffee
Decades after they convinced Americans to drink ultradark French and Italian roa…
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Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate
Published: April 2013
Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate
We’d long written off frozen concentrated orange juice as a relic from the 1950s…
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Sherry
Published: October 2012
Sherry
In the test kitchen, we use sherry in a variety of recipes. Does it matter what …
Decaffeinated Coffees
Published: December 2009
Decaffeinated Coffees
Has grocery store decaf coffee improved as much as the high-octane stuff in rece…
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Hot Cocoa Mix
Published: February 2009
Hot Cocoa Mix
The best cocoa mixes feature a double dose of chocolate.
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Sweet Vermouth
Published: July 2019
Sweet Vermouth
Sweet vermouth is a drink steeped in tradition. Does it matter which one you buy…