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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Lucille's Kitchen Garden Minnesota Mead Jelly ($8 for 8 ounces)
Zoie and Amy Glass create jams and jellies to accompany savory foods like salty prosciutto or creamy chèvre. The Minnesota Mead features a blend of local honeys. Hints of sweet wine flavor shine through with just a bit of balancing acidity.