The Five Best Foodie Christmas Gifts for 2014

This year's holiday season has gifts for every type of foodie, from culinary noobs to sophisticated connoisseurs -- and even a few shiny tidbits for the bougie hipsters on your Xmas lists, like Sriracha candy canes, a home bacon-making kit, a clever "spin the shot" way of getting drunk on artisan booze faster, and some precious, precious macaron trinket boxes. But there are a handful of stand-out gifts this year sure to tickle the turnips of foodie friends and family, and at least a couple of these won't set your wallet on fire.

Here's a list of the top five badass foodie Christmas gifts for 2014. Have a merry gastronomic Christmas with expensive jewels from Starbucks, cooking with condoms, blowing smoke, and the coolest unofficial Sriracha gadget ever made.

See also: Egg turds and forky dumbells: Top five dumbest foodie X-mas gifts this year

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Jenn Wohletz
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