Category Archives: Cooking

Ganja Gourmet: Baked Mac And Kief

Baked macaroni and cheese is possibly the most comforting of all comfort foods. The crispy, buttery breadcrumb topping blanketing creamy, cheesy pasta is undeniable bliss and a much-loved guilty pleasure that recalls simpler times. Preparing the old-school casserole with cannabis is a perfect marriage of feel-good ingredients—plus this version is dairy- and nut-free, and it […]

Ganja Gourmet: Salted Caramel Pecan Pot Pie

Ingredients Crust: Premade frozen pie crust or no-bake graham-cracker crust Pecan filling: 2/3 cup creamy almond butter 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 4 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped Ganache: 3 oz. (1/2 cup) dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 […]

Ganja Gourmet: Magic Macarons

Baking macarons is no easy feat. They’re an achievement of precision and technique. When you really nail it, though, the result is an impossibly delicate, lightly sweet, crispy-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside meringue cookie. This recipe adds activated-THC distillate to the traditional vanilla buttercream. It may take a few tries, but creating perfect macarons is a truly satisfying […]

Ganja Gourmet: Spiced Canna-Cider

As the air turns crisp, the days get shorter and sweater season is upon us, a warm, comforting drink is a necessity! Spiced cider is the perfect fall option—forever a classic, arriving on coffee-shop menus annually as the undeniable, official herald of autumn. Making your own cannabis-infused version of the seasonal favorite with a local […]

High Times Greats: Chef Ra’s Worldwide High Times Thanksgiving Feast

In the November, 1988 edition of High Times, Chef Ra (1950 – 2006) gave us a recipe for cannabis-infused “Rasta Pasta Alfredo Fettuccini.” Once upon a time, there was a group of dudes and dudettes just hangin’ around, smokin’ a few doobies. We were wondering what we were gonna do with ourselves a couple days […]

Ganja Gourmet: Cannabis-Infused Mango Sticky-Icky Rice

Ever hear the old stoner rumor that eating fresh mango before consuming cannabis will intensify and prolong the effects of THC? This idea has been around for a while, and there is some science to back it up. Mangoes naturally contain high levels of beta-myrcene, a monoterpene found in cannabis and other aromatic plants. Myrcene […]

Ganja Gourmet: How To Wake ‘N’ Bake With Cannabis Coffee

Adding an MCT (medium-chain triglyceride) oil to your morning cup o’ joe is rumored to provide a more sustained energy boost than regular caffeinated coffee. And consuming whole-plant cannabis extract is a health-conscious decision for many reasons, not the least of which is simply to feel good. Coffee with a spoonful of cannabis-infused coconut oil […]

Flashback Friday: Chef Ra’s Allhallowmass Feast

Also known as Jim Wilson, Jr., Chef Ra (1950–2006) was a cannabis foods writer and a fixture at High Times. In the October, 1994 issue, he shared a recipe for his Ganjaween Grilled Apples in Dips. Perhaps it’s time to revive Chef Ra’s spirit by revisiting the tempting dish for this year’s Halloween—a quarter of […]

Ganja Gourmet: Chronic Cheesecake

It’s creamy and decadent, with a hint of fresh lemon and real vanilla, and the only difficult part of this easy-to-make recipe is eating just one slice! This no-bake cheesecake is a simple and modern spin on the traditional UK and Irish version. Although any cannabis variety will work perfectly here, it can be fun […]

Ganja Gourmet: Super-Baked Nachos

Nachos were originally the result of some inventive thinking to make the most of what was readily on hand—a fitting start for what’s become a staple stoner meal. Initially a beautifully simple fare, nachos have evolved into a whole subcategory of food with infinite variations of toppings, sizes and meal types. This take is a […]