The Best Things We Ate This Week (June 5-9)

Every week, the Sporked team sidles up to the tasting table and sets out to find the absolute best of the best packaged foods, the gold hidden in the grocery aisles. Each week we’ll bring you five standouts that truly rocked our taste buds and changed our lives—or at least our buying habits. Here are the best things we ate this week.

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Nurishh Chive & Onion Animal Free Cream Cheese Spread

This is probably the best vegan cream cheese I have ever had. It’s one of the rare vegan cream cheese brands that doesn’t taste like solidified coconut oil. The onion flavor is strong and authentic. I would happily ditch normal cream cheese for this Nurishh plant-based version

Niman Ranch Fat Tire Beer Bratwurst

We loved these juicy, flavorful bratwurst. They’re plump and have a great snap. Toss them in your cart for an easy summer meal—they’ll be perfect on the grill.

Great Value Root Beer

I cannot believe I’m saying this, but Walmart’s brand of root beer is phenomenal. Great Value root beer is one of the best standard root beers I’ve ever tasted. I would love to drink this out of a frosted mug or use it to make a root beer float. Trust me and go buy this root beer!

Laura Chenel Fresh Mango Habanero Goat Cheese

This goat cheese is a dream come true. It’s sweet, spicy, and creamy. It would be wonderful on a cheese board with some tart green apple and toasted pistachios. This mango habanero goat cheese would make a killer sandwich with caramelized red onions and sliced pork loin. Stuffing a chicken breast with this stuff would also be a great idea. Should I be on Top Chef?

Wendy’s Chili

I know! I know! Before you scream at me in the comments: Wendy’s canned chili is good! I don’t want to hear from you until you’ve tasted it. It’s savory, salty, and a little sweet. It has big chunks of tomatoes and perfectly cooked beans. It’s super meaty. It’s what you want from canned chili. This would be great on its own, served over a baked potato, or cooked up with a block of Velveeta to make a tasty dip. Love you, Wendy’s!

About the Author

Jordan Myrick

Jordan is an L.A.-based writer and comedian who believes all food should come with extra sauce. When they're not writing for Sporked, Jordan is at the movies or sharing an order of french fries with their elderly chihuahua.

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