If you have ever had a chance to try out some hash brownies and space cakes, you know just how delicious – and incredibly inspiring – these desserts are. And if you haven’t tried them yet, it’s high time you did, even if you had to make them at home all by yourself. So, are you ready for your first official DIY cannabis edibles? You’d better be, because The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook has finally arrived with lots of interesting recipes for marijuana-spiked delicacies and meals made entirely from your favorite shade of green.
“Veteran High Times writer McDonough offers this sampler of 50 mind-fogging munchies. There is probably no correlation between the known effects of marijuana and the fact that it has taken this classic counterculture magazine 38 years to get around to publishing a cookbook. Still, when an acknowledgement page credits folks with names like Evan Budman and Easy Bake Dave, one can almost smell the laid-back vibe emanating from this collection of ‘stoner-style cuisine’. The 12-page introduction includes a brief paragraph on what to do should one’s meal consumption result in a ‘total freak-out’, but, more importantly, brings home the point that weed’s active ingredients are fat-soluble and at their potent peak when in an oily blend. Thus, before launching into the creation of some ganja guacamole, Texas cannabis chili, or Pineapple Express upside-down cake one should whip up one of the spreads presented in the first chapter, such as cannabutter or cannabis-infused mayonnaise. Proper respect is paid to the classic pot brownie, with a page devoted to its history and a recipe involving a double boiler and much stirring. A section on cocktails gilds the lily with offerings like the Jamaican me crazy, which calls for cannabis-infused dark rum. But the book’s highlight is its chapter of holiday fare, featuring a THC turkey injected with a ‘magic marinade’ that, in conjunction with tryptophan, could mellow out the harshest of family Thanksgivings,” Publishers Weekly says in the review.
The first-ever cookbook by High Times magazine issued in collaboration with Chronicle Books, The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook brings you over 50 delicious recipes for meals that will get you as high as you can get, accompanied by amazing pictures and straightforward descriptions. Between the covers of this intriguing 160-page book, you’ll find detailed instructions, high-quality photos and easy how-tos for an entire four-course meal, all with appetizers, entrees, sweets and cocktails. Some of the recipes in the cookbook come from well-known stoner celebs such as Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and Cheech and Chong, and the dishes have been carefully selected by an experienced connoisseur of cannabis cuisine Elise McDonough so you need not worry about the probable outcome of your early MJ-inspired cooking endeavors. All you need to do is pick your favorite – Time Warp Tamales, Sativa Shrimp Spring Rolls, Pico de Ganja Nachos, Pineapple Express Upside-Down Cake, you name it – get a few fresh buds and other necessary ingredients and hit the stove. With The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook, you can become a budding ganja cuisine chef in no time at all, so make sure you try out some pot-spiked dishes as soon as your book arrives.
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