April 20, 2018

April 20, a.k.a. 4/20, has arrived, reminding Canadians that, ready or not, legalization of marijuana is on its way. Some folks are already familiar, if not outright comfortable with the notion. Some are less familiar and would like to become more knowledgeable. Whether you intend to access cannabis for therapeutic/medical use; to relax and socialize; […]

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Recently, I spoke with Jeff Danzer, a.k.a. JeffThe420Chef. Known as the “Julia Child of weed,” Danzer is the author of “The 420 Gourmet: The Elevated Art of Cannabis Cuisine,” a comprehensive guide to cannabis, complete with recipes that go way beyond cookies and brownies, and begins with the foundations of cannabis-infused butter and oil. … […]

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We’ve come a long way from clumsily rolled joints. The legal medical and recreational markets exploded, launching an impressive span of cannabis-infused edibles. And these dank delectables offer healthier alternatives to smoking. What’s more, they aren’t just your average fudgy brownies. Companies dabbling in marijuana consumables have innovated the cannabis plant, taking it further than […]

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A pair of Chicago-based publishing veterans released the second issue of their cannabis cooking magazine Friday, casting aside the “special brownies” of yesteryear to focus on high-minded fare from award-winning chefs. Laura Yee and Joline Rivera partnered to publish the first issue of Kitchen Toke in November. The duo specifically planned to drop the second issue […]

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The food bowl movement is a big one, spanning burritos to acai creations. A popular choice for those who like de-constructed recipes, the burrito bowl allows you to go the no-carb route or go your own way and load that baby up with tortilla strips with an extra dollop of sour cream. (Bruce Wolf/Leafly) Recipe: […]

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On Friday, marijuana enthusiasts celebrate 4-20. And this year, especially, they’ve got plenty to celebrate. We are not only on the eve of legalization, but those who market, sell and advocate for cannabis say they are tapping into a whole new market of users, too: marijuana for moms. Former food writer Devon Scoble, who enhances her cooking with cannabis-infused oils, […]

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