The Goods: Local Bites We’re Digging Right Now

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Photos by Scott M. Kelly

Bantam Wunderkind Modern American Cider

Light, pleasantly sweet, and effervescent, this Cambridge producer’s cider—crafted with local apples and a touch of honey—will be the perfect complement to our holiday turkey.

$8, Available at Central Bottle Wine and Provisions, 196 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-225-0040,

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J.P. Jarring Co. Jams

The chefs at the J.P. supper club Whisk are now whipping up batches of their own local fruit butters and preserves—think gooseberry, black Mission fig, and blueberry—that’ll give new life to your cheese board or morning slice of toast.

$8.50–$10.50, available at or at Yaniel Supermarket, 71 Day St., Jamaica Plain.

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Fuel America Whoopie Pies

This new Brighton coffee shop offers excellent egg sandwiches and quirky sodas (and java, of course), but we can’t get enough of its homemade whoopie pies, particularly the vanilla one filled with tangy lemon cream cheese.

$2.50, 152 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, 617-782-0999,