Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Marijuana Nonna showing how to make cannabutter with marijuana leaves





Have you ever wondered what to do with all of those left over leaves from a plant that you just harvested? Well you can use all of those marijuana plant leaves to make cannabutter / weed butter to cook with. In this short video Marijuana Nonna who is a 91 year old cool who infuses her cooking with medical marijuana shows us how to use the leaf from the marijuana plant to make an infused butter that can be added to any of your favorite recipes that calls for butter.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

A Simple Marijuana infused Olive Oil Recipe to cook with on the fly

I use olive oil exclusively, and one of the ways I prepare it on the fly is like this when I'm about to cook dinner:

1 gram of bud leaves per person
1 stack of stems

the rest of the ingredients

First I heat the oil in a frying pan, then stir and fry the stems for about a minute, I then take em out and toss em, I then put in the bud leaves, and give em a quick stir before tossing in the other ingredients (garlic, onions, etc). I've made burritos this way (cooked the chicken in the oil, then tossed the rice in the frying pan to absorb the rest of the oil, add beans salsa and fresh cilantro and booyah) I make a killer tomato sauce like this, as well as some other italian recipies. 99% of the time, you really can't tell the weed was even a part of the recipie. Minimum weed smell too.

Don't limit yourself to sweet stuff, leave the sweets for later, when you get the mnchies

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Cost effectiveness of edibles

Most potheads prefer to get high off of as little weed as possible, even if they make 200k a year. Well if I made 200k a year I would smoke way, way too much... but let's not go there. Anyways, edibles have a funny dose-response curve to them. I know of no simple charts on that, though, so I'll try to describe how it works. Basically eating weed is inefficient if you want to just eat .1g and get high for a couple hours. However, if you want to make some weed edibles out of .7-1.5g and eat it over the course of a lazy saturday, it is probably more efficient if you're a heavy smoker. If nothing else, you will be higher than ever before and it only takes a single bowl to blow your mind once you're already really high on edibles. Also, munchies, I find, are oddly more satisfying on edibles: I get munchies, but less intense and more easily sated. When you smoke, the heat from combustion actually breaks down a considerable amount of the cannabinoids that you want, when you eat it, you get basically everything.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Super Easy and Fast Crock Pot Cannabutter recipe

If you have ever used a Crock pot you know that they make life easy! Throw raw food in Crock pot. Go to work. Come home, and supper is done! Well making weed butter in a Crockpot is super easy and a bit less hands on than using a double boiler, and a lot more convenient if you don't have the money to spend on a double boiler. For this Cannabutter Crockpot recipe uses a lot of marijuana and butter, so remember you can definantly divide the recipe in half or thirds or even quarters. How I made it was just a tad different, I halved the butter, so 1lb or 4 sticks of butter to 1oz of buds to make the marijuana butter for my last cake that I made.


You will need:
1 - 2.5 Oz Marijuana
1 -2lbs Unsalted butter
3 cups water.

Directions:
     Simmer in crockpot on LOW for 6 hours.
 Remember if you use 1 to 1.5 ounces of marijuana just use 1 pound of butter to make a smaller batch.

 Strain through cheese cloth to separate out the plant matter, and squeeze it out good, try to get every last drop of liquid out of the material. Let it cool for a bit on the counter then place in the fridge (placing it in the fridge before it's room temp will just make the fridge kick on and use more electricity). Leave it alone until the weedbutter has turned solid and the water is floating on top. Pour off the water, cut into chunks as the recipe needs. Most cake and brownie recipes will say 2 sticks or will call for a whole pound of butter, just remember that 4 sticks is 1 pound. so 2 sticks is 1/2 pound or 0.5 lb or 8oz.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Easy Cannabutter Recipe

Here is an awesome easy weed butter recipe that I tend to use time and time again.

The backbone of eating weed in delicious foods is.... CANNABUTTER Cannbutter, thankfully, is some easy stuff to make and incredibly versatile. Theres guides to it all over the place that some easy googling can find. However I'll reduce these to the simplest recipe ever and will add pictures next time i make cannabutter.

1)Get herb, I suggest a quarter for a stick of butter. 
2)Get a deep pan or mid sized pot.
3)Put a few cups of water in the pot.
4)Put a stick of butter in the pot
5)Turn heat to low or medium
6)Throw the weed in whenever, it doesn't need to be hot yet.
7)Get the weed/butter/water mixture to a low simmer and stir well every few minutes.
8)Cook this for 30-45 minutes, or hell an hour if you are like me and get stoned and forget about the butter. 9)After 30-45 minutes, strain the green shit out and throw the butter/water into the refridgerator. TIP don't put ice in, it fucks up the separation process.
10) Let cool until the butter solidifies on top and pull it out and you have your weed butter.

Optionally, you can repeat the process with the funky water and old weed and you will get some weed butter that isn't great, but will fuck you up. Now that you have weed butter, you can put it in anything that it will dissolve/soak/cook into My personal favorites are pasta and hot chocolate. Few things beat sipping a tasty cup of pot hot chocolate in public.

Dosing your edibles and a guide to the "high"

If you have never cooked with weed before or have never had any pot brownies you might be wondering what the high is like from eating marijuana. I will try my best to describe it, also you will learn how to dose your edibles. When you cook with marijuana the potency can vary wildly depending on several factors, those include
  1. Strength/potency of the strain of marijuana. Each strains contains a different percentage of THC, along with different effect as in indica verse sativa.
  2. When cooking with weed the THC is extracted via a method, each method is either more or less efficient than others.
  3. Just because you just whipped up a pound of weed butter made with an oz of marijuana, doesn't mean that you have to use all of it in the recipe. It is okay to cut the weed butter with normal butter if a certain recipe calls for a lot of butter, or you made a strong batch. 
Here is a short guide on dosing edibles to get the right buzz  http://www.eatingweed.net/p/the-high-and-how-much-to-dosedrugs-are.html

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Baklava is a seriously delicious, seriously high-butter dessert that's better than any pot brownies you've ever had.

Baklava
INGREDIENTS

* 1/2 pound chopped mixed nuts
* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1 (16 ounce) package phyllo dough
* 1 cup pot butter, melted (that's 2 sticks, extra butter is optional)
* 1 cup sugar
* 1 cup water
* 1/2 cup honey
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish with regular butter.
2. Toss together cinnamon and nuts. Unroll phyllo and cut whole stack in half to fit the dish. Cover phyllo with a damp cloth while assembling the baklava, to keep it from drying out.
3. Place two sheets of phyllo in the bottom of the prepared dish. Brush generously with melted pot butter. Sprinkle 2 to 3 tablespoons of the nut mixture on top. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with about 6 sheets of phyllo. Using a sharp knife, cut baklava (all the way through to the bottom of the dish) into four long rows, then (nine times) diagonally to make 36 diamond shapes.
4. Bake in preheated oven about an hour, until golden and crisp.
5. While baklava is baking, combine sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Stir in honey, vanilla and lemon zest, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
6. Remove the baklava from the oven and immediately spoon the syrup over it. Let cool completely before serving. Store uncovered.

It's a little extra work but so completely worth it.