Circle of Excellence 2011: Best Food Products

Hats off to the latest and greatest to earn our award! This designation goes to items that wowed our editors and testers: women like you throughout the country. See what food scored raves this go-round.

1 of 5

Brummel & Brown Spread


"Really flavorful without the funny, oily aftertaste of some other spreads."

—Theresa, Frisco, Texas

Go to for locations, $3

2 of 5

McCormick Grill Mates Smokehouse Maple Seasoning


"Gave my slow cooker baby back ribs an awesome flavor that my family couldn't get enough of."

—Lisa, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Available at, $2

3 of 5

Triscuit Cracked Pepper & Olive Oil


"Excellent! We finished the entire box in two days and then went to the store to buy more. My kids loved them!"

—Tabitha, Gower, Missouri

Available at most major supermarkets, $3.50

4 of 5

The Laughing Cow Cheese Wedges Light Garlic & Herb


"Loved how easy it was to spread on crackers. A light, tasty, nutritious snack I felt good about eating and giving to my children."

—Sarah, Llano, Texas

Available at, $3.60

5 of 5

Microplane Artisan Series Fine Grater


"Lemon rind, garlic, nutmeg, cheese, onion—a nice, fine grate for everything."

—Ardy, Midland, Michigan

Originally published in the June 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.

Available at, $10