Cannabis Food & Edible Highlights from the past week

Making wine with biodynamically farmed grapes — and marijuana from
The result is Canna Vine, a high-end marijuana product that combines organically grown marijuana and biodynamically farmed grapes, made with the care and meticulousness of Opus One. Advocates include Chelsea Handler and Melissa Etheridge

Meet the People Revolutionising Weed Edibles in Amsterdam from
It’s not easy to get an insight in the Dutch scene of cannabis edibles. MUNCHIES met Stefano at Cannabis Liberation Day in the Flevopark in Amsterdam. Stefano is an Italian who once fled to the Netherlands because of the repressive government in his own country, and because he has a passion for cannabis (as well as skateboarding and music).

San Diego Mexican Food Classics Now Get You High from
“Medicated elotes, tamales, quesadillas, agua de limón, sopas, menudo, albóndigas” and “Mexican candy edibles” like Piña Enchilada that “greets the tongue with chilis, lemon, and thick textured buttery-gooey goodness that is both sweet and sour. The subtler Cocada features vanilla and butter balanced by toasted coconut. “

Cannabis-Infused Beer Just Got The Green Light For Sales Across The US from
Dad and Dudes Breweria in Aurora, Colorado, received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Cannabinoids (CBDs) are in General Washington’s Secret Stash IPA brew. However, the beer is lacking in THC content, because THC remains federally illegal. They would limit their beer sales by only serving in states with legalized marijuana. A beverage with two different intoxicants probably wouldn’t be approved for sale. Therefore, people will have to get cross-faded the old fashion way: with a b

Toronto Chefs Experiment with Cannabis Cuisine from
The ever-changing cannabis climate in Toronto intrigues a food writer like myself, since I’m always seeking out new trends in the industry. You see, Canada’s current federal Liberal leader and political dreamboat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that by 2017, legislation would be introduced to legalize marijuana.

You’re Roasted: Cannabis-Laced Kickin’ Chicken Recipe from
You’re Roasted Chicken has more to it than “meats” the eye, and it’s packed full of flavor and health benefits to keep you coming back for seconds — and thirds! Two of the key ingredients in the delectable dish just happen to be botanicals with magical healing factors that can help keep you away from the doctor’s office with a little addition into your routine. Cannabis to the rescue, just in thyme!

How to Incorporate Cannabis into Traditional Jewish Food for Rosh Hashanah from
The evening of Oct. 2 marks the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Like most Jewish holidays, it is celebrated with a festive meal full of traditional, delicious food. While cannabis is not a customary ingredient used in most Rosh Hashanah meals, it is something that could bring some new flavor and feeling to your holiday table.

Weed Gum, Chewed and Reviewed — Bursting the bubble of psychoactive chewing gum from
As a major anxiety sufferer and California resident, I’ve had a prescription for medical marijuana since 2006. In the decade since, I have tried — and made — all sorts of crazy cannabis products, but these days every time I go to the dispensary I see some new thing that you can eat or drink or rub on your body. As a public service, I decided to test out some of the more intriguing options to see whether they live up to the hype.

Psychedelicatessen: Easy Pot Pudding from
“With a velvety texture and a deep, rich taste, this recipe is almost too easy to be true! Keep in mind that this no-cook method calls for eggs. Although the hot coffee will slightly cook the eggs, you may not want to consume undercooked eggs if you have a weakened immune system. This recipe is gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free and vegetarian.”

Try These Cannabis Strains That are as Sweet as Honey from
Honey is an amazing substance — it’s a natural sweetener, a super-food with a nearly endless shelf life (if sealed properly), and has outstanding nutritional and medicinal benefits that can even help people adapt to local allergens (not to mention how delicious it is on baklava, peanut butter sandwiches, and in a cup of hot coffee or tea!).

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