California’s booming CBD industry is in disarray after the state’s health department reaffirmed earlier this month that CBD cannot be added to food, even if it comes from hemp. “It’s a real punch in the stomach,” said Chris Boucher, who is growing 60 acres of hemp in Southern California, most of it destined for CBD […]
Be fumble-free next time you dabble in the art of cannabis cuisine. Sure, getting into the kitchen is pretty simple, but actually being able to cook a successful meal is no easy feat. There are several rules that apply in order to achieve greatness; Do you have all your tools and utensils? Are your ingredients […]
On Friday, Netflix debuted the world’s first ever “cannabis cooking show,” Cooking On High. The new series combines the increasingly normalized use of marijuana products with the soaring popularity of shows like Chopped, Hell’s Kitchen and Iron Chef. It shows contestants whipping up dishes that are infused with THC, making them both delicious and psychoactive. […]
Why make special brownies? While we are learning how to make the best pot brownies, let’s consider the advantages of consuming your ganja in the form of brownie edibles as opposed to smoking bud. Once you try it, you will always want to save your marijuana for brownies. Making edible cannabutter brownies is incredibly easy […]
So I’ve been on a bit of a cannabis-infused smoothie binge lately. No strange diet or meal-replacement plan, just enjoying the best-of-the-summer bounty. Welcome to my four current favorite flavors. The fact that the fruit is fresh is pretty important in my selections. Using summer-ripe, fresh fruit is a game-changer. All these smoothies are made […]
Start your day with a special addition to your morning brew: canna-caramel. If you like a little spice, top this marijuana-infused coffee with a sprinkling of cayenne pepper or a pure ground chile powder, such as ancho. It’s a nice change of pace. This coffee is also yummy served iced. Caramel cannabis coffee Yield: Serves […]
Like many other cooking herbs, cannabis is a food-friendly plant that is full of flavor and nutrition. Learning how to cook with it properly is not only fun, but it also adds a level of complexity that can bring new tastes and therapeutic benefits to your recipes. Before reaching for your nearest trim or shake […]
As a chef in the Pacific Northwest, I base my calendar year on the salmon runs, not the seasons. There's something special about this species of fish; its flesh, its flavor, the perfect balance of ocean salt with something harder to explain, a savory umami-like note that can be enjoyed year-round. A dish like ...
Whilst you can't go wrong with a clichéd but trusty heart-shaped box of praline-filled truffles on Valentine's Day, Californians can this year add a touch of something slightly more unusual to their declaration of love through chocolate. Adult use of cannabis is now legal in California, and brands are making ...
NOTE: Dosing homemade edibles can be tricky, so the best way to test for potency is to start with one portion of a serving, wait one to two hours, then make an informed decision on whether to consume more. Always dose carefully and listen to your body, and never drive under the influence of cannabis.