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Canned Goods

9 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Coconut Milk
From the EpisodeFlavors of Thailand
Published: May 2017
Coconut Milk
We were shocked by the dramatic differences among canned coconut milks.
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Fire-Roasted Tomatoes
From the EpisodeSeafood Specials
Published: September 2014
Fire-Roasted Tomatoes
Could canned, diced fire-roasted tomatoes deliver the smoky complexity of fresh?…
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Canned White Beans
From the EpisodePasta Rustica
Published: May 2014
Canned White Beans
Think canned cannellini beans are no match for dried beans cooked from scratch? …
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Crabmeat
Published: May 2012
Crabmeat
If you can't find fresh crabmeat, don't despair. There are several packaged opti…
Canned Whole Tomatoes
Published: March 2012
Canned Whole Tomatoes
When it comes to the best canned tomatoes, is Italian pedigree the determining f…
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Canned Tuna
From the EpisodeSalmon and Sole
Published: July 2011
Canned Tuna
Canned tuna has never been high-class fare, but nowadays some manufacturers are …
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Canned Diced Tomatoes
Published: July 2010
Canned Diced Tomatoes
When most brands garner comments like “sour, old, sad,” we just had to ask: Wha…
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Tomato Puree
From the EpisodeOne-Pot Wonders
Published: March 2009
Tomato Puree
Does the brand really matter?
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Tomato Paste
Published: October 2010
Tomato Paste
In a tight race, one brand edged ahead with bright, balanced flavor both straigh…
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