Cooks Illustrated vanilla results: http://www.cooksillustrated.com/tast...sp?docid=18889
I've been a devotee of Cooks Illustrated for decades.
I order all my real extracts and baking spices from King Author Baking Company. I use McCormick Premium Imitation Vanilla in baked good where the vanilla is one teaspoon or less. More then that and I use the real. I buy this one:http://www.kingarthurflour.com/shop/...a-extract-4-oz