Weed Chefs: Coming to a Screen Near You

Legalized pot meets performative cooking in a slew of new shows — but is a full weed meal something we should be striving for? There’s something deeply satisfying about getting high and drooling over images of a gorgeous, marijuana-infused dinner — and a new crop of shows offer a look into how these intoxicating feasts are made. Take Viceland’s Bong Appétit, by far the biggest hit of the genre. Last year, it was nominated for…
Legalized pot meets performative cooking in a slew of new shows — but is a full weed meal something we should be striving for? There’s something deeply satisfying about getting high and drooling over images of a gorgeous, marijuana-infused dinner — and a new crop of shows offer a look into how these intoxicating feasts are made. Take Viceland’s Bong Appétit, by far the biggest hit of the genre. Last year, it was nominated for…

Canadian Chef Has High Hopes for Cannabis-infused Fine Dining

‘Cannabis and food do go together’: Travis Petersen says the appetite is growing. The legal sale of edible cannabis is still a year off but a Canadian travelling chef is discovering a definite appetite for it at his private parties and events. Travis Petersen, the chef and owner at The Nomad Cook, a Vancouver company that hosts pop-up dinners, has started catering events serving cannabis-infused dishes. “Cannabis and food do go together. Some people may…
‘Cannabis and food do go together’: Travis Petersen says the appetite is growing. The legal sale of edible cannabis is still a year off but a Canadian travelling chef is discovering a definite appetite for it at his private parties and events. Travis Petersen, the chef and owner at The Nomad Cook, a Vancouver company that hosts pop-up dinners, has started catering events serving cannabis-infused dishes. "Cannabis and food do go together. Some people may…

6 Cannabis Cookbooks With Recipes From Basic to Gourmet

As cannabis is legalized — although it remains illegal under federal law —and goes mainstream in California and other states, the cookbook industry has churned into high gear with books on what ways to use jazz cabbage beyond the bong. What to look for? A lot depends on your level of expertise — not just in the kitchen but with cannabis itself. If you’ve been making batches of pot brownies and want to expand your…
As cannabis is legalized — although it remains illegal under federal law —and goes mainstream in California and other states, the cookbook industry has churned into high gear with books on what ways to use jazz cabbage beyond the bong. What to look for? A lot depends on your level of expertise — not just in the kitchen but with cannabis itself. If you’ve been making batches of pot brownies and want to expand your…

Cook This: Sweet Potato Skins With Weed-infused Pancetta Fat and Chipotle Crema From Bong Appétit

As it turns out, bud and bacon is an unbeatable combination. On Wednesday, Canada will become 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. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with one of its contributors. To try another recipe from the book,…
As it turns out, bud and bacon is an unbeatable combination. On Wednesday, Canada will become 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. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with one of its contributors. To try another recipe from the book,…

Joan Nathan’s Weed-Infused Lemon Roast Chicken

Yield: 4 servings THC: 5.7 mg per serving; 22.8 mg total recipe Joan Nathan is basically the grand dame of Jewish home cooking. Even though she had never even seen weed in her life before coming on Bong Appétit, she was completely down to experiment. The result? This ultra-lemony roast chicken that uses both fresh lemons and preserved lemons to maximum advantage. Use a citrusy strain of herb, like Lemon Skunk, to round out the…
Yield: 4 servings THC: 5.7 mg per serving; 22.8 mg total recipe Joan Nathan is basically the grand dame of Jewish home cooking. Even though she had never even seen weed in her life before coming on Bong Appétit, she was completely down to experiment. The result? This ultra-lemony roast chicken that uses both fresh lemons and preserved lemons to maximum advantage. Use a citrusy strain of herb, like Lemon Skunk, to round out the…

Timmins Restaurant Owner Rolling Out Online ‘Cooking With Cannabis’ Show

Never eaten cannabis-infused food before? Err on the side of caution, and eat a small amount first, she says If you placed an order with the Ontario Cannabis Store and have received your package, you may be considering different ways to consume the product. The owner of a restaurant in Timmins is looking to help. Brianna Humphrey owns Radical Gardens — and she’s getting ready to launch a series of ‘cooking with cannabis’ classes through…
Never eaten cannabis-infused food before? Err on the side of caution, and eat a small amount first, she says If you placed an order with the Ontario Cannabis Store and have received your package, you may be considering different ways to consume the product. The owner of a restaurant in Timmins is looking to help. Brianna Humphrey owns Radical Gardens — and she's getting ready to launch a series of 'cooking with cannabis' classes through…

5 Tips for Making Better Edibles at Home

Cannabis edibles are a nutritious and undercover way to enjoy your favorite strain, but the process can seem more than a little intimidating to DIY. Here are important tips for creating high-quality edibles that are not only effective but guaranteed to…

Cannabis edibles are a nutritious and undercover way to enjoy your favorite strain, but the process can seem more than a little intimidating to DIY. Here are important tips for creating high-quality edibles that are not only effective but guaranteed to taste great. About Edibles Cannabis is a very healthy plant to add to your diet. The leaves and flowers provide protein, fiber, antioxidants and many vitamins and minerals. Ingesting it either raw or cooked…

Baked Goods: Cooking With Cannabis Oil

When recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17, pot infused edibles will not be included. That will come with legislation sometime in 2019. The Canadian edibles sector is expected to hit somewhere between $12 and $22 billion once the market is in full swing. Until then, you won’t be able to buy edibles in store and any (waking and) baking will have to happen at home. From salads and smoothies to morning glory muffins, cannabis…
When recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17, pot infused edibles will not be included. That will come with legislation sometime in 2019. The Canadian edibles sector is expected to hit somewhere between $12 and $22 billion once the market is in full swing. Until then, you won’t be able to buy edibles in store and any (waking and) baking will have to happen at home. From salads and smoothies to morning glory muffins, cannabis…

Baked Goods: Cooking With Cannabis Oil

When recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17, pot infused edibles will not be included. That will come with legislation sometime in 2019. The Canadian edibles sector is expected to hit somewhere between $12 and $22 billion once the market is in full swing. Until then, you won’t be able to buy edibles in store and any (waking and) baking will have to happen at home. From salads and smoothies to morning glory muffins, cannabis…
When recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17, pot infused edibles will not be included. That will come with legislation sometime in 2019. The Canadian edibles sector is expected to hit somewhere between $12 and $22 billion once the market is in full swing. Until then, you won’t be able to buy edibles in store and any (waking and) baking will have to happen at home. From salads and smoothies to morning glory muffins, cannabis…

Cooking With Cannabis Growing in Popularity as Users Seek More Than Just a Sugar High

The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.” “I burned the butter,” said Hukill, product development director at Serra, a Portland, Oregon-based weed dispensary. “And the cookies were just awful.” Making your own edibles, Hukill explained, requires a lot of trial and error. Early on in her cannabis-cooking career, there were times she got too stoned to drive. “Sampling so many iterations of the…
The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.” “I burned the butter,” said Hukill, product development director at Serra, a Portland, Oregon-based weed dispensary. “And the cookies were just awful.” Making your own edibles, Hukill explained, requires a lot of trial and error. Early on in her cannabis-cooking career, there were times she got too stoned to drive. “Sampling so many iterations of the…