The 5 Best 420-Friendly Cookbooks to Try This Holiday SeasonSPY — Destynee Powell
* Master the art of cooking with marijuana
* Light up your taste buds with cannabis-infused food, sweets and drinks
* Get recipes from Snoop Dogg, High Times, JeffThe420Chef and more
With marijuana laws in the United States (and around the world) becoming more lax for recreational use, it’s no surprise people are getting creative with their cannabis.
Why just smoke it when you can infuse it into butter, oil, milk, and sugar to create an amazing feast for foodies and stoners alike? And no, we’re not talking boxed brownie mix; we’re talking gourmet-style appetizers, entrees, desserts and cocktails—perfect for the upcoming holiday season.
New to the world of cooking with cannabis? It’s easier than you think. From weed butter-basted chicken to cannabis cocktails, read on to discover the five best 420-friendly cookbooks that will light up your taste buds.
1. Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed By MUNCHIES
Inspired by the MUNCHIES + Viceland tv series, Bong Appétit breaks down the science of infusing oils, milk, butter, alcohol and more with cannabis. Boasting mouth-watering recipes like weed butter-basted chicken to weed brownie sundaes, you’ll light up taste buds and elevate good times for you and your friends. Outside of recipes, the book also covers marijuana politics and tips from MUNCHIES network of friends and experts.
2. From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg’s Kitchen by Snoop Dogg
Want to eat and cook like Tha Dogg Father himself? Whip up some of Snoop’s OG staples like Fried Bologna Sandwiches with Chips or easy and delicious faves like Soft Flour Tacos and Easy Orange Chicken with Snoop’s first cookbook, From Crook to Cook.
Learn to remix upscale classics like Lobster Thermidor and Filet Mignon for when you’re trying to impress that special someone. And, of course, no party is complete without the best drink recipes featuring Snoop’s go-to, Gin and Juice.
3. The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook by Elise McDonough
As the world’s most trusted name in all things marijuana – High Times Magazine’s first-ever cookbook features a delicious and intimidation-free guide to cannabis-infused cooking.
If you’ve been curious about cooking with cannabis, their easy and accessible recipes offer a tasty range of stoner sweets, appetizers, entrees and cannabis cocktails. It comes packed with mouth-watering color photos and recipes inspired by stoner celebrities like Snoop Dogg, Cheech and Chong, and Willie Nelson.
4. The Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook by Robyn Griggs Lawrence
Looking to take your meal to a higher level? From brunch, snacks and late-night cocktails, The Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook offers an educational approach to using cannabis as a prime ingredient for your favorite food and drinks.
It provides step-by-step instructions for preparing fresh, tasty and healthy home-cooked meals as well as tips for trimming, processing, storing, and preserving cannabis.
5. The 420 Gourmet by JeffThe420Chef
What began as a way to help a close friend’s mother manage pain and discomfort from her cancer treatments, JeffThe420Chef has revolutionized the art of cooking with cannabis.
In his book, The 420 Gourmet, you’ll not only get delicious recipes to satisfy foodies and cannabis lovers of all types, you’ll also enjoy gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and kosher options to elevate the edible experience to tasty new levels. The “pot-sibilities” are endless.
JeffThe420Chef also educates readers on safe dosing, summaries of the principal strains and their effects along with details on the herb’s medical and recreational benefits.