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The Best Gifts to Give to the Foodie in Your Life

An offering of flavorings, kits and handy gadgets for the food enthusiast on your gift list

Sriracha Gift Basket

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We are in the middle of a Sriracha scare. Huy Fong Foods, which produces the hot sauce with a cult following, was ordered to stop production of any sauces responsible for the factory’s noxious fumes that have been plaguing the citizens of nearby Irwindale, California. If a hot sauce shortage is indeed imminent, help your loved one through by compiling a Sriracha-themed gift basket. Start off with a few complimentary bottles of the famous rooster sauce, pair with Sriracha bacon lollipops from Lollyphile, a bottle of UV’s Sriracha vodka and top it off with a box of spicy candy canes from ThinkGeek—just for that bit of seasonal flair. If your giftee also has a bare spot on their wall that needs filling, I’m a big fan of this art print from The Oatmeal, which features a grizzly bear razing a forest with a Sriracha flame thrower.

Suggested by Jesse Rhodes

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