Photo: Jennifer Causey
MADE IN THE SOUTH AWARDS: FOOD
Runners-Up: sweet-cured jalapeños from JED’s Finest
$10 for 16 oz. jar
Consider the lowly jalapeño. In its most debased state, it bobs forlornly in gas station pickling jars, plunked next to the hot-dog rollers. Jack Daniel (his real name) figured there had to be a better way. “I’m the son of a serial canner,” he says. Inspired by his mother,...