We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. By Cindy Hatcher
Photo: Dana Gallagher
Cellars at Jasper Hill Cabot Clothbound Cheddar (from $20/lb.) From a partnership between artisan cheesemakers and Vermont’s giant Cabot, this cheddar is sharp and rich in the English style, nicely crumbly, with bits of those crunchy crystals also found in great cheeses like Parmesan.