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…

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…

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…

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…

More Than Munchies: How Eating Pot Went From Crude to ‘Elevated’ Dining

Cannabis is becoming a cooking ingredient in its own right – like a grown-up pot brownie – and chefs are creating elaborate cannabis tasting menus at private dinners. For most Americans, eating marijuana has long been about function over flavor. Think of the dish that inevitably comes to mind: pot brownies. Less a delicious dessert than a discreet delivery mechanism for THC (the drug’s primary psychoactive ingredient), brownies can be smuggled to places where cannabis…
Cannabis is becoming a cooking ingredient in its own right – like a grown-up pot brownie – and chefs are creating elaborate cannabis tasting menus at private dinners. For most Americans, eating marijuana has long been about function over flavor. Think of the dish that inevitably comes to mind: pot brownies. Less a delicious dessert than a discreet delivery mechanism for THC (the drug’s primary psychoactive ingredient), brownies can be smuggled to places where cannabis…

Cheetos Crusted Cheese Sticks With Marijuana-Infused Dipping Sauce

Covering things in other things is a time-honored chef trick for taking breaded food to the next level. Now you can find snack foods like Doritos and Cheetos as part of other dishes, like at 7-11, Burger King, or Taco Bell. This trend doesn’t seem to b…

Covering things in other things is a time-honored chef trick for taking breaded food to the next level. Now you can find snack foods like Doritos and Cheetos as part of other dishes, like at 7-11, Burger King, or Taco Bell. This trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere, and that’s because it’s scandalously delicious. Making your own mozzarella sticks at home is another one of those ‘duh’ things where the frozen and less tasty…

Kick Your Food Into High Gear With the Addition of Cannabis Butter

There’s nothing better than adding soft, smooth butter to a recipe. The richness increases depth to the flavor and can bring delicious creaminess to a variety of foods. How about adding cannabis to that butter? Even better! Throughout The Herb Somm gui…

There's nothing better than adding soft, smooth butter to a recipe. The richness increases depth to the flavor and can bring delicious creaminess to a variety of foods. How about adding cannabis to that butter? Even better! Throughout The Herb Somm guides, we use many recipes incorporating gourmet cannabis butter also known as "CannaButter." From baked goodies to creamy soup, and from risotto to sautéed steak, there are so many ways to use this versatile…

Baking Your Own Stone: Three Quick and Easy Recipes for 420

Edibles supplies have grown scarce in Toronto with the ongoing police crackdown on storefront dispensaries, but baking your own stone is easy as pie What could be more wholesome than making your own marijuana edibles at home? Imagine your own “special”…

Edibles supplies have grown scarce in Toronto with the ongoing police crackdown on storefront dispensaries, but baking your own stone is easy as pie What could be more wholesome than making your own marijuana edibles at home? Imagine your own “special” cookie jar kept hidden away for illustrious high occasions. Baking your own stone is as easy as pie. A growing number of Canadians are already turning to edibles because they are healthier on your…

This Smoothie Recipe Takes its Cues From Cannabis—Here’s Why it Matters for Your Health

In case the uptick in cannabis-laced lip balms, face serums, and coconut butters has somehow slipped past your social feed, marijuana is having a bit of a moment in the wellness space. The pungent crop’s associated benefits—from easing menstrual cramps…

In case the uptick in cannabis-laced lip balms, face serums, and coconut butters has somehow slipped past your social feed, marijuana is having a bit of a moment in the wellness space. The pungent crop’s associated benefits—from easing menstrual cramps to tackling anxiety—has helped it become the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. (Legal sales rang in at nearly $10 billion in 2017.) But it may also be possible to eat your way to a health…