COLD WEATHER IS PRIMETIME for eating. We’ve gathered some of our favorite locally made products to beat the winter chill—and to share with loved ones this holiday season.
Ardent Homesteader Caramel Sauce
From a humble homestead in Arden comes this versatile, small-batch caramel sauce. Whether using in cookies, pie or another favorite family recipe, this five-ingredient dessert sauce is great for holiday baking needs.
Blooming Hill Farm Market; $15/12-oz jar
This non-alcoholic sparkling beverage blend of white tea, white cranberry, ginger and spice is perfect for your next holiday toast or “just because” celebration. With a pure, dry taste and hints of peach and crisp citrus, the natural Redhook-based beverage pairs seamlessly with any meal.
Adams Fairacre Farms; $6.99/25-oz bottle
Sprinkle some of these tiny superfoods on salads and sandwiches for a healthful boost of flavor. Grown at the Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie, the greens are available fresh-picked all winter long.
Sunflower Natural Foods Market; $6/1.5-oz pack
Arbor Hill Grape Twists
Snack on these concord grape-flavored licorice candies from the upstate winery and food producer Arbor Hill. A welcomed change from traditional cherry licorice, these twists make perfect stocking stuffers for the wine and candy lover in your life.
Taste NY Store at Todd Hill; $4.95/16-oz pack
Angry Orchard The Muse
Inspired by sparkling wines and slightly sweet demi-sec champagne, this cider has slightly dry finish with a lingering sweet apple note. A special Walden Cider House release, The Muse is a great choice for celebrations and pairing with hearty meals, like oven-roasted lamb or creamy pasta.
Angry Orchard Innovation Cider House; $14/24-oz bottle
Add a touch of spice to your favorite dish with this wholesome Millbrook-made condiment. Offered in mild, medium and hot, Screamin’ Onionz adds a leveled punch of zesty, complex flavor to burgers, omelets, tacos, buddha bowls and more.
Homestead Farm Market; $8.99/16-oz jar