Matt and Ted Lee have gained a reputation as Southern gentlemen who want to share their love of down-home food—both through their cookbooks (like The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook and their latest, Simple, Fresh, Southern) and their passionately curated mail-order venture, Lee Bros. Boiled Peanuts Catalog ( But the duo's good taste isn't limited to delights from Dixie—here, they've chosen their favorite epicurean deliverables from all over the U.S. of A.

Original Turkey Joints from Nora's Candy Shop, Rome, New York
These candy tubes filled with milk chocolate and Brazil nuts look like turkey legs—and that's part of their allure. ($18.75 for a 12-ounce jar,

Surryano Country Ham from the Edwards Family, Surry, Virginia
Made from Six-Spotted Berkshire pigs, this beautifully marbled, serrano-inspired ham is just as good eaten on its own as it is with biscuits or melon. (from $43,

The Ultimate Coconut Cake from Peninsula Grill, Charleston, South Carolina
Two words: twelve layers. ($100,

Hayman Potato Chips from Route 11, Middletown, Virginia
The nutty, slightly sweet flavor of these chips comes from their namesake Eastern Shore potato variety. How do you know they're worth hunting down? Route 11 only makes them seasonally. ($18 for a 1.5 lb. tin,

Holiday Party Pleaser from City Fish Co., Seattle
This platter is the perfect fix if you're landlocked for the holidays: an instant coastal feast of smoked salmon, Dungeness crab, and prawns. ($200 for 8 pounds,

Pimento Cheese Spread from Zingerman's, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Yes, it's made in Michigan from Vermont cheddar, but Zingerman's take on the Southern favorite is supertangy, uncommonly spicy (considering its Midwestern origins), and superb. ($20 for 12 ounces,

Signature 9 Sampler from Jeni's Ice Creams, Columbus, Ohio
Rather than try to choose between tempting flavors such as salty caramel and Thai chili, order the nine-pint "best of" set and embrace the few extra pounds it'll bring. ($85,