Cooking with Cannabis

Click photo to enlarge A video production crew was in town earlier this week, shooting 13 segments for a new web-based cooking show starring Los Gatos private chef and caterer Molly Holbrook Bravo. The series, “Organicopia,” will air on FoodyTV.com beginning April 20. “We’re back in the Organicopia kitchen and we’re going to make a […]

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Buckle up, America. This trip is only getting started.  As we head towards this year’s April 20th — a.k.a. 4/20, a national celebration of everything pot-related — the spread of recreational and medical marijuana legalization is legitimizing a substance that for decades was consumed in the shadows and slandered with banal stereotypes.  We’re on a […]

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Edible marijuana isn’t just for brownies anymore.  The rise of its legalization has helped propel marijuana’s place in the culinary world, as more people are able to openly and legally explore cooking with infused butters and oils, the New York Times reported.  “It really won’t be long until it becomes part of haute cuisine and part of […]

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Kief is the gold at the end of a rainbow, the proverbial icing on the cake. Though it’s usually thought of as a byproduct of your weed, it’s actually the strongest part of the plant in terms of cannabinoids. The little bubbly crystals you see sprinkled all over your buds, along with the longer hairs, […]

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Hi! My name is Kiera from Ambrosia and I’m here to show you how to make Ghee Butter, the world’s greatest cannabis butter. Ghee Butter is a wonderfully delicious butter originating from India. It’s a style of clarified butter renowned for its flavor, nutritional benefits, and medicinal qualities. Basically, it’s the perfect cannabis companion! You […]

People sitting inside a Coffee shop, smoking joints. (Yadid Levy/Anzenberger/Redux) Should you find yourself in Amsterdam, cycling along the city’s complex latticework of bike paths, be wary along the canals. It is not uncommon for reckless cyclists to accidentally veer into the water. By the city’s estimates, between 12,000 and 15,000 bicycles are dredged out […]

Canada’s infatuation with getting a legal high may soon lead straight to Mary Jean Dunsdon’s Vancouver kitchen. The self-described diva of cooking with cannabis has been baking and selling intoxicating edibles for the better part of 20 years. “I’ve easily sold 700,000 to one million cookies,” she told CBC News recently in her kitchen. To her customers, Dunsdon, best known […]

Photo: Bashutskyy / Shutterstock Cannabis butter has been dethroned as the king cooking companion; now, cannabis oils reign supreme. This shift has occurred for several reasons. First, butter is very simplistic, both in flavor and versatility. Second, its use has mainly been limited to baking rather than cooking. And third, it’s far from healthy. As cannabis […]