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Supertaster – Chowhound https://www.chowhound.com Recipes, cooking tips, resources, and stories for people who love food Sat, 24 Oct 2020 12:04:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Tuna Again?! Why You Should Consider Eating the Same Lunch Every Day https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/230701/why-you-should-consider-eating-pretty-much-the-same-thing-every-day/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/230701/why-you-should-consider-eating-pretty-much-the-same-thing-every-day/#respond Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:13:14 +0000 https://www.chowhound.com/?p=230701 https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/230701/why-you-should-consider-eating-pretty-much-the-same-thing-every-day/feed/ 0 Pumpkin Spice Products Are a Trick https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/128342/pumpkin-spice-products-are-a-trick/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/128342/pumpkin-spice-products-are-a-trick/#respond Wed, 17 Oct 2012 20:56:01 +0000 /?p=128342 Supertaster confronts the growing trend of pumpkin-spiced whatevers (SuperAmerica cappuccinos, Hershey’s Kisses, Betty Crocker cookies, Sugar Free Coffee-mate, and Roundy’s ice cream) and emerges traumatized.

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Wendy’s Portobella Umami-Bomb Melt https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127836/wendys-portobella-umami-bomb-melt/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127836/wendys-portobella-umami-bomb-melt/#respond Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:38:19 +0000 /?p=127836 Wendy’s Bacon Portobella Melt promises to dump a truckload of umami on the American palate. Is that a good thing?

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Sbarro, Rebooted https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127840/sbarro-rebooted-2/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127840/sbarro-rebooted-2/#respond Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:41:20 +0000 /?p=127840 After Domino’s legendary and successful reboot, perennial pizza also-ran Sbarro gives it a try, with made on-site “fresh” tomato sauce and freshly shredded cheese. Will it work?

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Eat Your Veggies: Green Giant Seasoned Steamers https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127832/eat-your-veggies-green-giant-seasoned-steamers/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127832/eat-your-veggies-green-giant-seasoned-steamers/#respond Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:52:24 +0000 /?p=127832 An ambitious new line of Green Giant Seasoned Steamers microwavable vegetable sides promises to make vegetables both easy and edible. Is this seriously possible?

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Totally Stacked Wines in Vinoware https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127615/totally-stacked-wines-in-vinoware/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127615/totally-stacked-wines-in-vinoware/#respond Mon, 08 Oct 2012 23:17:42 +0000 /?p=127615 A new single-serving, plastic-based wine-packaging system called Stacked Wines in Vinoware is either totally brilliant or totally stupid.

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The Romney-Obama Fast Food Debate https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127461/romney-obama-debate-fast-food-supertaster-winner/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127461/romney-obama-debate-fast-food-supertaster-winner/#respond Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:55:20 +0000 /?p=127461 What does Mitt Romney have to do with Chipotle, and what does Barack Obama have to do with Five Guys? An election-time dip into the politics of fast food.

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6 Fake Bacons for the Impending Baconpocalypse https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127180/6-fake-bacons-for-the-impending-baconpocalypse/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/127180/6-fake-bacons-for-the-impending-baconpocalypse/#respond Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:51:51 +0000 /?p=127180 Supertaster preps for the upcoming end of bacon with six bacon alternatives: turkey bacons from Oscar Mayer and Wellshire Farms, and veggie protein bacons from MorningStar, Lightlife (Organic Smoky Tempeh Strips (a.k.a. Fakin’ Bacon) and Smart Bacon), and Turtle Island Foods.

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Domino’s “Fresh Dough” Pan Pizza https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126982/dominos-fresh-dough-pan-pizza/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126982/dominos-fresh-dough-pan-pizza/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:52:12 +0000 /?p=126982 Domino’s makes the latest in a series of aggressive marketing moves and launches a new fresh-never-frozen-dough Handmade Pan Pizza.

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Southern Liquor Gone Soft https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126424/southern-liquor-gone-soft/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126424/southern-liquor-gone-soft/#respond Fri, 28 Sep 2012 20:22:37 +0000 /?p=126424 Intrigued by a fruit-bedecked, commercially produced “moonshine,” Supertaster tries three normally hard-core Southern liquors with a sissified, dessert-forward edge: Sweet Revenge Wild Strawberry “Sour Mash,” Midnight Moon Blackberry Moonshine, and Prichard’s Double Chocolate Bourbon.

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Baskin-Robbins Waffle Chip Dippers https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126420/baskin-robbins-waffle-chip-dippers/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126420/baskin-robbins-waffle-chip-dippers/#respond Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:51:15 +0000 /?p=126420 Supertaster drives 300 miles to Janesville, Wisconsin—300 miles!—for the new Baskin-Robbins Waffle Chip Dippers, which are essentially “ice cream nachos.” Let’s just say they weren’t totally worth the trip.

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Tasting the PSL: Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126418/tasting-the-psl-starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126418/tasting-the-psl-starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte/#respond Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:14:35 +0000 /?p=126418 Since 2003, the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte has been a cult favorite. Supertaster plunges into the spicy froth.

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Back to School: College Eating at University of Wisconsin–Madison https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126031/back-to-school-college-eating-at-university-of-wisconsinmadison/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126031/back-to-school-college-eating-at-university-of-wisconsinmadison/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:15:03 +0000 /?p=126031 Fifteen years after graduation, Supertaster heads back to his alma mater and sees what today’s UW-Madison undergrads have in terms of lunch options. Featuring visits to Union South restaurants Urban Slice, Harvest Grains, and Ginger Root.

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Viewers’ Choice Hot Sauce Showdown https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126029/viewers-choice-hot-sauce-showdown/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126029/viewers-choice-hot-sauce-showdown/#respond Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:13:35 +0000 /?p=126029 Supertaster takes a viewer suggestion and samples the following hot sauces: Tabasco, Tapatío, Torchbearer All Natural Sultry Sauce, Huy Fong Sriracha, and Dan’s Prime Widow Maker.

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“Mexican” “Pizza” at Taco Bell https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126028/mexican-pizza-at-taco-bell/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/126028/mexican-pizza-at-taco-bell/#respond Mon, 17 Sep 2012 22:11:39 +0000 /?p=126028 What do you get when you Americanize Mexican food so much that you have to use a bastardized Italian term to describe it? Mexican Pizza at Taco Bell, that’s what.

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Red Robin’s Sam Adams Octoberfest Beer Milk Shake https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125967/red-robins-sam-adams-octoberfest-beer-milk-shake/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125967/red-robins-sam-adams-octoberfest-beer-milk-shake/#respond Fri, 14 Sep 2012 22:03:40 +0000 /?p=125967 In honor of Oktoberfest, Red Robin throws down the tuba-and-suspenders Germanic festival gauntlet with a Sam Adams Octoberfest beer milk shake, a pretzel-bun-and-Black-Forest-ham burger, and pretzel bites with a beer-cheese dipping sauce.

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The Boxed Mac ‘n’ Cheese Showdown https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125756/the-boxed-mac-n-cheese-showdown/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125756/the-boxed-mac-n-cheese-showdown/#respond Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:41:35 +0000 /?p=125756 Supertaster takes a viewer suggestion and orchestrates a titanic battle of boxed mac ‘n’ cheeses, including Kraft, Roundy’s, Velveeta, Annie’s Deluxe, and Road’s End Organics.

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Candy Corn Oreos Raise a Question: Why? https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125520/candy-corn-oreos-raise-a-question-why/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125520/candy-corn-oreos-raise-a-question-why/#respond Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:07:07 +0000 /?p=125520 Target and Oreos have teamed up on a product that nobody has asked for: Oreos filled with candy corn–flavored cream.

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Riding the Salty Hog of Bakers Square https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125403/riding-the-salty-hog-of-bakers-square/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125403/riding-the-salty-hog-of-bakers-square/#respond Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:45:17 +0000 /?p=125403 Salted caramel and the dessertification of bacon are two major trends that Bakers Square has combined into one crazily multilayered new pie, the Salty Hog.

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Burger King’s Armada of Premium Chicken Products https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125209/burger-kings-armada-of-premium-chicken-products/ https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/125209/burger-kings-armada-of-premium-chicken-products/#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:38:21 +0000 /?p=125209 Supertaster tackles a few of the new premium chicken products that Burger King is unleashing upon the world, including its popcorn chicken and chicken Parm sandwich.

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