Among the fifty-some local food artisans I talked with in 2012, there were some real standouts, products I purchase again for myself and as gifts. Some of them are straight-out-of-the-package delicious, while others play a shining supporting role in preparing other foods, but they're all pretty spectacular.
'Servus Cookies' on Serious Eats
The city's food artisans offer up myriad products to help you through the holidays, whatever your particular needs may be. Here's a guide to just some of the locally made specialty foods to help set your Thanksgiving table.
When Daniela Olotu-Gottfried started her Austrian cookie business, Servus Cookies, it was with no small amount of trepidation. "Americans love their cookies," she says, "but I didn't know if they'd like my cookies."