Beverages

10 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Mexican Lagers
Published: January 2015
Mexican Lagers
We sampled the four best-selling imported Mexican lagers plain and cooked in dru…
Orange Juice
Published: March 2014
Orange Juice
Is the sunny image of our favorite breakfast juice actually just pulp fiction?
Supermarket Medium-Roast Coffee
From the EpisodeFrom an Italian Bakery
Published: March 2013
Supermarket Medium-Roast Coffee
Decades after they convinced Americans to drink ultradark French and Italian roa…
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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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Orange Liqueurs
From the EpisodeFlambé at Home
Published: September 2006
Orange Liqueurs
For cooking, do you need to spend big bucks for the prestige brands, or will som…
White Wine for Cooking
Published: July 2012
White Wine for Cooking
Do distinctive flavor profiles come through once the wine is cooked down?
Bottled Water
From the EpisodeWinter Supper
Published: July 2004
Bottled Water
Are we out of our minds to pay over 35 cents per glass for bottled water?
Red Wine for Cooking
From the EpisodeSteak Frites
Published: March 2010
Red Wine for Cooking
Do distinctive flavor profiles come through once the wine is cooked down?
Supermarket Green Tea
Published: August 2011
Supermarket Green Tea
The Japanese and Chinese have sipped green tea for more than a millennium. Sudd…
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Lemonade
Published: June 2014
Lemonade
A small brand squeezes past the big names.