Sacramento comedian may be the best part of Netflix weed-based cooking show, reviews say

The latest Sacramento-area figure to bring his talents and expert opinion to a national audience is comedian and local columnist Ngaio Bealum.

His area of expertise? All things cannabis, including culinary creations.

Bealum plays a key role on the marijuana-infused, reality TV cooking competition series, “Cooking on High,” which debuted last Friday on Netflix.

A week later, several reviews are in, and many of them are lukewarm on the execution of what was a mostly promising premise: Chefs competing head-to-head to see who can create the best edibles.

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The first season of the series contains 12 episodes, none longer than 15 minutes. Bealum, who performs marijuana-inspired comedy routines in Sacramento and the Bay Area and also writes a column

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