San Diego Woman Cooks Traditional Mexican Dishes With Cannabis

A San Diego resident who’s been cooking with cannabis for her own personal use is becoming more inspired in the kitchen now that recreational marijuana is being legally sold in California.

For years, Yvanne Castañeda has been cooking with marijuana for medical purposes. She said she began inventing recipes to help her deal with unspecified chronic pain.

In her kitchen at home, she uses marijuana in a variety of traditional Mexican dishes – from chilaquiles and tamales to tacos, enchiladas, pozoles and more.

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Castañeda said she typically starts her culinary creations by letting marijuana buds

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