We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. By Cindy Hatcher
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Kerala Curry Curried Lemon ($4.50 for 9 ounces)
South India native (now Pittsboro resident) Ann Varkey began bottling her line of chutneys and curries in 2002. The curried lemon is intense and earthy with an authentic kick. Instantly enlivens grilled meats.