Tea Review: Empire of Tea Organic Jasmine Tea

Details: Official site is https://www.empireofteaco.com/

Score: 6.5/10

This tea is fine. It’s fragrant and not bitter.

Soft Drink Review: Aquarius

Details: More information can be found at https://www.coca-cola.com.sg/brands/aquarius/aquarius

Score: 6.5/10

Aquarius is basically Japanese Gatorade. That means it’s meant as a something you drink after exercising or playing sports. It’s made by the Coco-Cola corporation and while most popular in Japan, it’s spreading in popularity to places like Singapore and other east and southeast Asian countries. It basically tastes like Gatorade, too. The version I had was the original, plain variety and it tasted like lemon Gatorade. Nothing terrible and nothing amazing about this.

Condiment Review: Sutter Buttes Amber Beer Mustard

Details: More information can be found here: https://sutterbuttesoliveoil.com/product/amber-beer-mustard/

Score: 6/10

Despite the addition amber beer, this just tastes like your average dijon mustard. Which is interesting because it’s just plain mustard with beer in it. But dijon mustard mainly differs from regular mustard because they use white wine in dijon and they don’t in regular mustard. Maybe it’s the use of alcohol that adds that little extra bit of flavor. In any case, this was average and you can’t really taste the beer flavor at all.

Frozen Food Review: Healthy Choice Power Bowls Adobo Chicken

Details: More information can be found at https://www.healthychoice.com/power-bowls-classic/adobo-chicken

Score: 6.5/10

This was just okay. If you take a look at the ingredients, you can tell that this thing tries to market it self as healthy. And it tastes healthy… if healthy were a taste. It’s a combination of the quinoa, dry white chicken meat and scattered vegetables. The sauce they use is basically a salsa, or at least it tastes like salsa.

The portion size is pretty good. It’s not huge, but it is satisfactory for a meal.

In terms of price, I bought a three pack for a little under ten dollars. That means that each bowl costs a little more than three dollars. I think that’s mostly worth it given the portion size and the taste.

Overall, not great, but not bad. I’d buy it again if I was desperate for a convenient, fast meal.

Frozen Food Review: Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pies

Details: More information can be found at https://www.mariecallendersmeals.com/frozen-pot-pies/pot-pies/chicken-pot-pie-0

Score: 7/10

This is surprisingly good. I’ve had frozen pot pies before and they are usually too soft and too salty. This is quite salty, but they somehow figured out how to get the crust perfectly crispy despite using a microwave to reheat.

The instructions recommend using an actual oven to heat this up, but a microwave is perfectly acceptable. I don’t know how exactly they did it. I imagine it has something to do with the tray it comes with, but microwaving this thing will yield a crispy, brown crust. Which is amazing considering that most stuff that goes into a microwave comes out soggy. I also appreciate that each small pie comes with at least two or three pieces of large, white chicken meat.

Overall, this was pretty good. I bought an eight pack which means each individual pie costs between one to two dollars, which is not bad at all.