Baked Goods: Cooking With Cannabis Oil

When recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17, pot infused edibles will not be included. That will come with legislation sometime in 2019. The Canadian edibles sector is expected to hit somewhere between $12 and $22 billion once the market is in full swing. Until then, you won’t be able to buy edibles in store and any (waking and) baking will have to happen at home. From salads and smoothies to morning glory muffins, cannabis… (c) Read entire story

Cooking With Cannabis Growing in Popularity as Users Seek More Than Just a Sugar High

The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.” “I burned the butter,” said Hukill, product development director at Serra, a Portland, Oregon-based weed dispensary. “And the cookies were just awful.” Making your own edibles, Hukill explained, requires a lot of trial and error. Early on in her cannabis-cooking career, there were times she got too stoned to drive. “Sampling so Read entire story

9 Cannabis-Infused Beers to Try

The craft beer renaissance and the legalization movement are a match made in heaven. A number of West Coast breweries, big and small, are releasing cannabinoid-infused beers, despite its legal grey area. Can’t bring yourself to choose between a joint or a pint? You don’t have to with these cannabis-infused beers and ciders. Coalition Brewing Company Coalition Brewing Company Kylie Hoyt and Elan Walsky of Oregon-based Coalition Brewing Read entire story

4 Cannabis-Infused Wines Worth Buying

That supposedly healthy glass of wine a day might now be even more appealing to those that stay away from alcohol. Late last year, a new trend started brewing in states where recreational bud is legal — Cannabis-infused wines hit the market, offering its consumers an alcohol-free, cannabis-potent alternative. It may be more costly than the convenient and cheap box o’ wine. But try something even more daring than the spout, something that Read entire story

Higher Education: Learn to Be a Pot Grower, Vendor or ‘Cannabis Sommelier’

When Colorado became one of the first U.S. states to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014, the state became the centre of several industries that can only really thrive if pot is legal: marijuana tourism and cannabis edibles, for example. It also saw the state become a centre of cannabis-related training, since teachers could use real marijuana plants in a class on how to grow it without risking arrest. “We probably have eight cannabis Read entire story

Marijuana Menu for St. Patty’s Day Celebrations

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the green herb instead of green beer! These soulful recipes from Jeff the 420 Chef showcase cannabis cuisine with traditional Irish flavors. Infused Vegan Irish Stew Try this contemporary vegan twist on an old Irish favorite. This is not your mama’s stew! Servings: 6 Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Approximate THC Per Serving*: 10%: 3.3 mg per piece of “meat” 15%: 5 mg 20%: 6.6 mg Ingredients for Read entire story

Psychedelicatessen: Marijuana Maple Glazed Carrots

Celebrate the best of spring with tender carrots glazed in cannabutter, maple syrup and herbs. Dissatisfied with a corporate career trajectory, Chris Yang abandoned an almost completed Masters degree in hospital management and decided to become a cannabis cook. Spending days marinating in marijuana and watching YouTube cooking videos, Yang taught himself basic techniques by watching Gordon Ramsay and built a significant Instagram following. Read entire story

Psychedelicatessen: Proper Pot Chocolate Whisky Pie

Using medicated chocolate for your Valentine’s Day desserts makes dosing easy. Infusing this decadent mousse pie with Seattle’s gourmet, low-dose Proper Chocolate along with potent cannabutter creates a memorable, beautiful indulgence that enhances sensual moods. Available in Washington State, Proper Chocolates contain only 5 milligrams of THC each. Ten milligrams is the recommended dosage per serving for someone with a low tolerance or who is Read entire story

David Ansill’s Next Act: Marijuana-Infused Pop-Up Dinners

After one of the best pop-up dinners I’ve ever experienced, I can answer the question a reader messaged me three months ago: Where’s David Ansill cooking these days? The fan was hoping to track down the chef she’d happily followed from spot to spot through his multi-decade Philly career. And she wasn’t alone. A few weeks later, a different chef sent me a text lamenting a lack of finesse in the cuisine at a restaurant… (c) Cannabis Culture Read entire story

3 Tasty Superfood Cannabis Recipes to Kick Start Your New Year

Feeling overindulged after a holiday season full of drinking and overeating? Determined to lose weight this year and embrace a healthy lifestyle? Let cannabis guide you toward better choices! Getting high, meditating and visualizing the new life you want to lead can create positive results. Give up the booze in favor of healthy cannabis edibles, start cooking at home, reduce your screen time and get out in nature more often. Many people have Read entire story

Psychedelicatessen: Laced Lemon Tart

Jennifer Blakney, head pastry chef of Feels Like More, stumbled into the edibles business entirely by accident less than a year ago. After discovering a cannabis gummy that could alleviate the chronic wrist pain that she had developed from years in the foodservice industry, she felt compelled to try to make her own, putting her Le Cordon Bleu training to use. Not long afterwards, she developed a personal collection, which soon evolved into a Read entire story

15 Amazing Christmas Cannabis Edibles

Get into the holiday spirit with these creative, adorably decorated holiday treats from dedicated edibles producers. Whether you’re seeking ideas for home baked goodies or a last-minute gift, these cannabis-infused cookies, cakes and chocolates will inspire you with their innovative use of traditional seasonal flavors such as peppermint, ginger, cranberry, pumpkin and pecan. Limited-edition specialities allow edibles bakers to shine, Read entire story

Cannabis Crafted Danksgiving Dishes

As the enthusiastic founder and president of Craft Elixirs, Jamie Hoffman frequently hears the question,“What do I do with this?” “I’ll usually rattle off my favorite things to do with the syrup… add it to sparkling soda, use it to top pancakes or ice cream, or drizzle it on fruit!” She and her dedicated crew of 11 to 12 team members work day and night out of a cozy-but-airy manufacturing facility in Seattle. They’re committed to making their Read entire story

13 Healthy Cannabis Superfoods

Cannabis is a healing herb that also happens to confer feelings of gratitude, contentment, euphoria and self-awareness. When adding cannabis to a daily routine or designing a therapeutic treatment program, it’s important to utilize these soulful benefits to balance both body and mind, providing an opportunity to relax, meditate and reflect on life. Create a synergistic, healthy lifestyle that will allow you to thrive by using cannabis as a Read entire story

Psychedelicatessen: Pumpkin Spiced Pot Fudge

Every fall, the craze for all things pumpkin spice continues to grow, with special “limited edition” versions of beer, cereal, salsa, BBQ sauce and even kale chips getting enhanced with the traditional mix of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice and clove. Lovers of pumpkin spice say the combination makes them feel more in tune with the season, since it conjures comforting memories of hot cider, pies and family holidays. Add some extra Read entire story

2016 Medical Cannabis Cup: Top 10 Edibles

We had lots of delicious entries in the Edibles Category at the 2016 Medical Cannabis Cup. Here’s which ones made it into our Top 10. HIGH TIMES would like to thank our partner lab—CannaSafe Analytics in Murrieta, CA—for providing excellent lab testing and data for our Cannabis Cup competition, as well as our premier sponsors—Powered by Kush, Higher Vision, FlavRx, Atomik,Advanced Nutrients, Cali Connection, Downtown Patients Collective, Read entire story

Toronto Chefs Experiment with Cannabis Cuisine

The ever-changing cannabis climate in Toronto intrigues a food writer like myself, since I’m always seeking out new trends in the industry. You see, Canada’s current federal Liberal leader and political dreamboat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that by 2017, legislation would be introduced to legalize marijuana. While this is all great news, it has caused a lot of confusion for recreational users. Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says the Read entire story

10 Bite-Size Cannabis Cakes To Go

Bite-size cake pops and truffles deliver satisfying doses of THC along with indulgent flavors, so it’s no mystery why they’ve become so popular. Invented by Bakerella in 2008, the cake pop craze started with post on a small blog and spread like wildfire. Cake pops allow for elaborate decorations and shaping, making it possible to craft all sorts of whimsical creations out of cake crumbs mixed with glaze and coated with icing. You can Read entire story

Psychedelicatessen: Cannachurri Steak Kebabs

Chimichurri, the popular Argentinian condiment, is herbaceous and savory, a perfect match for the earthy flavors of cannabis. Divide this “cannachurri” into two portions: one half to marinade the steak and one half to serve with the finished meal. Cannachurri Ingredients: 2 bunches Italian parsley 12 cloves garlic, chopped 4 tbsp, plus 4 tsp of cannaoil 1 cup olive oil ½ cup red wine vinegar 2 tbsp chopped red onion 4 tsp freshly Read entire story

Inside Colombia’s Booming Cannabis Edibles Scene

My favorite country in Latin America, Colombia, is the most bio-diverse place on earth, complete with incredible music, culture and delicious—and mostly organic—food. Factor in the gorgeous, friendly locals, and it’s easy to see why the country ranks as the happiest on earth year after year in global polls. Colombia is also home to the best quality bud south of the border, which might contribute to the happiness index as well! In fact, the Read entire story