Cannabis Cookbooks

“The weed is pretty faint, but it’s not an un-delicious weed type flavor,” said Michel Nischan, a chef from Connecticut. “It’s almost like when you do a savory cookie and you might find sage or rosemary or verbena in it.” Although culinary skill might coax deliciousness from cannabis, dosing remains a vexing issue. Karin Lazarus […]

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Everyone loves to get high with their friends, but sometimes the squad is unavailable and you have to get in a solo session before finding something to do with yourself. So what do you do? If you answered “listen to music or watch a movie,” then yes, you’re correct, but just know that there are […]

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Terp Preservation Society Every connoisseur of cannabis extracts has this brand on their short list of favorite producers. Increasingly available in dispensaries outside of Humboldt County, these precious terps aren’t just for locals anymore. Look for flavorful live resin made from Mendo Breath, Harry’s Wonder and AK-47 on shelves in the Emerald Triangle and the […]

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Ed. note: The bevs in this article are all found in CA, but the advice herein is nationwide. Cheers! Does the arrival of summer have you hankering for a refreshing beverage that’s non-alcoholic but still mind-bending? Our official guide to California summertime cannabis-infused quenchers will give you plenty of alternatives. And if you bring a […]

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If the Joy of Cooking is considered the bible to at-home chefs worldwide, Cedella Marley’s Cooking With Herb (Pam Krauss Books) is the holy grail to Tuff Gong fans and cannabis enthusiasts, which, amid the country’s slow but steady spread of legalization, now includes all types of people: entrepreneurs, creatives, all-natural consumers, fitness-goers, hipsters, hippie-dippies […]

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I resolved to make two recipes: one savory, one sweet. I began with a baked (get it?) pasta with artichoke pesto, which sounded comforting and exciting and like something I’d want to eat if I were high. The pesto itself felt new: Herb’s recipe has you blitz canned artichokes with parsley, garlic, lemon, and nuts, […]

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With weed being legalized for recreational use across a handful of states, certain residents are wasting no time incorporating marijuana into their cooking. Cedella Marley, health guru and daughter of reggae icon Bob Marley, offers a classy upgrade to pot brownies in Cooking With Herb ($20). With a low dose of THC, these desserts are […]

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As the name clearly suggests, this book is based on the MUNCHIES/Viceland series “Bong Appétit,” that’s known for its extravagant dinner parties featuring mouth-watering, cannabis-infused meals cooked by guest chefs. It’s often heralded for its fun, science-forward approach to cooking and its jaw-dropping cannabis pantry full of flower, concentrates, rare hashes and beyond. The show […]

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As the name clearly suggests, this book is based on the MUNCHIES/Viceland series “Bong Appétit,” that’s known for its extravagant dinner parties featuring mouth-watering, cannabis-infused meals cooked by guest chefs. It’s often heralded for its fun, science-forward approach to cooking and its jaw-dropping cannabis pantry full of flower, concentrates, rare hashes and beyond. The show […]

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Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.) You’ve probably seen at least a few “exit interviews” with outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown over the past several months. And if you’re like me, there’s really never enough. The man is endlessly fascinating and a veritable quote machine (even if you […]

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