On Wednesday, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana. To recognize cannabis legalization, our cookbook of the week is Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed by Editors of Munchies. To try a recipe from the book, check out: sweet potato skins with pancetta and chipotle crema, rib-eye with weed chimichurri, and bud-and-bourbon-infused chocolate truffles.
“You don’t want to be a cookie casualty,” says Vanessa Lavorato, co-host of the Viceland series Bong Appétit and founder of L.A.-based marijuana confectionery Marigold Sweets. “How to use (cannabis) effectively as an ingredient without knocking our socks off – that’s the goal.”