In 2017 over 122 million Americans had made use of Cannabis, it is no surprise that people are trying to figure out new and interesting things to do with it. Edibles are the famous alternate method for taking in cannabis, but do you know what you can do outside of mixing it with some brownies?
This article will show you a few of the most popular alternative cannabis recipes. They stretch outside of the world of cookies and other sweet baked goods, giving you more options. By the end, you should have a few more good ideas to move forward with.
Here are some of the best cannabis recipes we could find that extend beyond the classic cannabis brownie recipe. Remember that cannabis cooking recipes may need specialist ingredients. For this reason, make sure you have everything you need before getting started.
Cooking with cannabis butter can be a bit of a cheat, as it allowed you to infuse anything you are making with the flavor and oils of cannabis. That does not prevent it from being a very good idea, though.
Besides, it does not only have to be spaghetti. You can improve any bowl of pasta with a healthy dollop of cannabis butter for a quick win. It is not a complex recipe, but it is delicious.
Adding one or two tablespoons of cannabis oil to your recipe for salted caramels can have a significant effect. It can change the candies from being a sneaky treat you indulge in, to something that satisfies you in a whole other way. It is definitely one of those snacks you have to be careful about when getting the munchies, though, due to its moreish nature.
You do not need to wait for Thanksgiving to try this delicious recipe. The secret of pumpkin pie is that it works as an everyday dessert. The only thing pot does is add that extra layer of relaxing to the post-dinner haze most Thanksgiving meals lead to.
When preparing your pumpkin filling, or even the crust, use a generous amount of cannabis butter. If people want whipped cream, you can even melt some cannabis oil or butter into that for a bit more of a treat.
If you make a simple tincture of cannabis and alcohol, there are almost no limits to what you can add the drug to. Brewing yourself any number of flavored teas and then adding a few drops can help turn a relaxing brew into something that helps all the more.
You can even keep the tincture in the fridge and bring it out on special occasions. It is very unlikely to spoil in chilled alcohol, meaning you can keep it around for a long time.
If you are more of a coffee person, the process is the same. Make that coffee, then mix in a few drops of your cannabis tincture. Caffeine and cannabis do not tend to have a negative effect, so you should be able to enjoy them in absolute peace.
No, this is not CBD oil, so do not make the mistake of putting it underneath your tongue. Instead, much like with cannabis butter, you can use olive oil for many different purposes in the kitchen.
Once you have this olive oil, it can sit alongside your other oils in your kitchen and you can use it in the same way. Drizzle it over your salads, or grill fish with a cannabis olive oil dressing. You can even add it to your sauces and soups to give them a rich flavor and an extra twist.
Of course, as with all these recipes, make sure to label your cannabis olive oil. It can be mistaken for regular olive oil, and you do not want to dose anyone by accident.
It is not hard to find a good cannabis tincture recipe online. These concoctions are very useful.
Tinctures have extracted all the active ingredients in cannabis from the plant and infused them into the alcohol. You can then keep these for as long as you would like before using them due to the lasting nature of alcohol.
We would recommend you use a dropper for tinctures, rather than any other measuring device. This is because the infusion can often become especially strong.
While people usually place these under the tongue, we would recommend you use these tinctures to make small candies instead. Some of the more popular recipes made from tinctures are gummies or sugar candies and all are very simple to create.
Another option is to drop the tincture in your preferred cocktail, but only if enjoyed sensibly.
Potcorn is one of the better uses of cannabis butter. After you have made a batch of unflavored popcorn, mix in a healthy batch of melted cannabis butter. You only need to do it in the same way you would usually flavor popcorn with traditional butter.
This recipe is perfect for sharing along with a movie you and your friends might want to watch. Remember to have wet wipes on hand, though, or to be ready to lick those fingers clean of your signature ingredient.
You should now have a much wider repertoire of recipes available to you when it comes to cannabis. Also, you can change many of the above to use different ingredients and tastes. If you are not a fan of pumpkin, you need only to try a cannabis key lime pie instead.
If you have an interest in trying more cannabis recipes but still have questions, you can always chat with us. Our team knows what they are talking about, so pick up the phone and let us know what you want to do, there is a chance we have tried it before ourselves!