We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. By Cindy Hatcher
Photo: Travis Rathbone
Grampa's Gourmet Tamarisk Honey ($12 for 11½ ounces)
Brent Edelen, a sixth-generation beekeeper, produces this fantastic unpasteurized, unfiltered raw honey. More stout than sweet, it has notes of molasses and coffee and a glassy texture that's clean on the palate. Try a drop or two in hot tea.