Cannabis may join the herb and spice rack in California kitchens as the most populous U.S. state prepares for the possible legalization of recreational marijuana in November.
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As a professional cannabis chef and artisanal food designer for Cheffettes, I began to contemplate the potential virtues of infusing my cooking butters and oils with cannabis using the sous vide technique.
In her cookbook, Toklas wittily explained that upon eating her marijuana confections, one would experience, “Euphoria and brilliant storms of laughter; ecstatic reveries and extensions of one’s personality on several simultaneous planes are to be complacently expected.”
His first experience had him swearing off “edibles”—food cooked with cannabis—for good. A friend’s homemade pot brownies had him reeling in sickness.
Naturally, with the proliferation of pot in the United States, it was only a matter of time until someone made cannabis culinary. If you are a cannabis enthusiast, at some point in your life you likely cooked up some gnarly version of a pot brownie and choked it down to get a buzz.