A Top Boston Pastry Chef Shares Her Recipe for Cannabis-Infused Mint Chocolate Chip Gelato

Kate Holowchik didn’t grow up in a household that was particularly open to experimenting with marijuana. “My dad was a senior chief in the Navy,” she said. “He’s 6-foot-3. I was always afraid to step out of line.” But as an adult, she said cannabis has become a necessity. Holowchik suffered from high-functioning anxiety and frequent panic attacks, and after being prescribed several different types of medication, she turned to cannabis. – Read the entire…
Kate Holowchik didn’t grow up in a household that was particularly open to experimenting with marijuana. “My dad was a senior chief in the Navy,” she said. “He’s 6-foot-3. I was always afraid to step out of line.” But as an adult, she said cannabis has become a necessity. Holowchik suffered from high-functioning anxiety and frequent panic attacks, and after being prescribed several different types of medication, she turned to cannabis. - Read the entire…

A Cannabis Christmas

There is bound to be a little extra green under the tree this the first Christmas marijuana is legal in Canada. With retailers rolling out all kinds of wares, gift getting for the leaf-lover couldn’t be easier. From ornaments to socks, here are a few suggestions to get your shopping started. O Christmas tree As marijuana enters the realm of polite society, it’s now acceptable to show your love of the leaf on a tree.…
There is bound to be a little extra green under the tree this the first Christmas marijuana is legal in Canada. With retailers rolling out all kinds of wares, gift getting for the leaf-lover couldn’t be easier. From ornaments to socks, here are a few suggestions to get your shopping started. O Christmas tree As marijuana enters the realm of polite society, it’s now acceptable to show your love of the leaf on a tree.…

The Only Pot-Brownie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Unless your Grandma was more into jam bands than making jam, you’ve probably never tasted pot brownies that could even compare to her delicious, fudgy chocolate-swirl brownies. Until now. The recipe comes from Denver’s Sweet Grass Kitchen, one of Colorado’s largest distributors of cannabis-infused edibles, and winner of this year’s People’s Choice for “Best Edible Products” at the Cannabis Business Awards. Lauren Finesilver, executive chef at Sweet Grass, tweaked her Grandmother’s recipe slightly by adding…
Unless your Grandma was more into jam bands than making jam, you've probably never tasted pot brownies that could even compare to her delicious, fudgy chocolate-swirl brownies. Until now. The recipe comes from Denver’s Sweet Grass Kitchen, one of Colorado’s largest distributors of cannabis-infused edibles, and winner of this year’s People’s Choice for “Best Edible Products” at the Cannabis Business Awards. Lauren Finesilver, executive chef at Sweet Grass, tweaked her Grandmother’s recipe slightly by adding…

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…

Sea Weed: This Cannabis-Infused Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe Makes Family Dinners More Relaxing

When it comes to side dishes that can double as main meals, is there anything better than macaroni and cheese? Not only do you have two of the best food groups — carbs and cheese — but you can customize it to fit the rest of the meal. You can easily go from a multi-cheese mac to a barbecue chicken mac and cheese to almost literally anything else (as long as you have the ingredients…
When it comes to side dishes that can double as main meals, is there anything better than macaroni and cheese? Not only do you have two of the best food groups — carbs and cheese — but you can customize it to fit the rest of the meal. You can easily go from a multi-cheese mac to a barbecue chicken mac and cheese to almost literally anything else (as long as you have the ingredients…

Cannabis Edibles, Drinks Will Mark ‘2nd Wave’ of Legalization

Producers developing new products ahead of next October. Now that recreational cannabis is legal in Canada, producers are looking forward to what they’re calling the “second wave” of legalization — edibles, drinks and vaping products expected to become legal starting next year. Bruce Linton, the founder and co-CEO of Canopy Growth, said new products developed by Tweed — the cannabis brand owned by Canopy and based in Smiths Falls — represent the next big opportunity.…
Producers developing new products ahead of next October. Now that recreational cannabis is legal in Canada, producers are looking forward to what they're calling the "second wave" of legalization — edibles, drinks and vaping products expected to become legal starting next year. Bruce Linton, the founder and co-CEO of Canopy Growth, said new products developed by Tweed — the cannabis brand owned by Canopy and based in Smiths Falls — represent the next big opportunity.…

7 Reasons Why Marijuana Is the Ultimate Enhancement Plant

All the good stuff just gets better. It’s a familiar feeling for many who use marijuana: once you imbibe and the plant starts working its magic, every action of your day is made exponentially better with every hit. Pick up your perfect strain(s) and re-experience the following 7 ways that marijuana enhances day to day life. Food And Drink… – Read the entire article at The Fresh Toast.
All the good stuff just gets better. It’s a familiar feeling for many who use marijuana: once you imbibe and the plant starts working its magic, every action of your day is made exponentially better with every hit. Pick up your perfect strain(s) and re-experience the following 7 ways that marijuana enhances day to day life. Food And Drink... - Read the entire article at The Fresh Toast.

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,…