April 2018

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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About Janelle Albukhari Janelle Albukhari is a writer based in Portland, OR that specializes in food and all things culture. She’s not afraid to do whatever it takes to get a good story, and can often be found eyeballing pastries outside shop windows. … read more at: http://www.wweek.com/cannabis/2018/04/19/six-awesome-edibles-youve-got-to-try/

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Now that the 4/20 holiday is out of the shadows and openly celebrated, joints and blunts—though always tried-and-true classics—are taking a back seat in the cannabis foodie community. In their place? Gorgeous infused meals that will keep your belly full while flooding your taste buds with a delicious and uplifting bite. Laurie Wolf, author of […]

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