marijuana infused food

Chef Scott Durrah Launches The World’s First Culinary Excursion to the Caribbean

Chef Scott Durrah Launches The World’s First Culinary Excursion to the Caribbean

(Denver, CO) – Chef Scott Durrah has been a trailblazer in the world of cannabis culinary techniques for over seven years. He created Simply Pure, the first edible company in Colorado to actually infuse food (not just candy and baked goods),  has held his own on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show up against Jason Jones, […]

Colorado Health Department Suggests Edibles Ban to State Regulators

Colorado Health Department Suggests Edibles Ban to State Regulators

Cannabis aficionados and marijuana business people in Colorado are often thought of as having won the battle by those not in the state. The truth is far less black and white. There is still opposition to cannabis legalization and strong support for re-introducing prohibition policies in some circles. In short, the political atmosphere in Colorado […]

Recipe: Medicated Rosemary, Honey, Olive Oil and Figs Cake

Recipe: Medicated Rosemary, Honey, Olive Oil and Figs Cake

The late summer fig session is here and I found myself with an abundance of figs needing eating. I thought, “Let them eat cake!” I adapted a rosemay olive oil cake I usually make in winter (see notes) for this application. It is based on a traditional Italian cake. This is a perfect vehicle for […]

What Denver Edible Brands Had Food Safety Violations?

What Denver Edible Brands Had Food Safety Violations?

In an article published last Friday, The Denver Post created an interactive map of the city that shows cannabis consumers what cannabis-infused edible businesses have been cited for health violations so far in 2014. At first glance, the numbers seem shocking: there have 237 food safety violations that could be related to foodborne illnesses and […]

RECIPE: Cucumber Tomato Yum Summer Salad

RECIPE: Cucumber Tomato Yum Summer Salad

Cucumbers are a perfect veggie for the summer. They’re technically fruit, but let’s not split hairs. They’re great for hydrating and cooling you off, and they’ve very easy to prepare. All you have to do is wash them, peel them if you want, and slice them. They’re a great snack for kids because they can […]

REVIEW: Cheeba Chews, Medicated Candies

REVIEW: Cheeba Chews, Medicated Candies

UPDATE: Cheeba Chews has had some legal issues, but has rebounded. On 7/21/2014 The Denver Post ran an article saying that Cheeba Chews were no longer in production, the company’s license was denied, and they would be out of the market for at least a year as part of the agreement reached with the state. […]

RECIPE: Perfect Pot-Infused Pesto

RECIPE: Perfect Pot-Infused Pesto

Both home and professional cooks appreciate the ability to utilize fresh herbs in many dishes. Basil is an excellent choice of a highly versatile plant which can be used fresh or frozen form and is easy to grow in containers, allowing easy access. Basil grows profusely in warm weather and must be pruned by pinching […]

Marijuana Food Truck Appears in Washington at Farmer’s Market

Marijuana Food Truck Appears in Washington at Farmer’s Market

The marijuana food truck that took Denver by storm at the 4/20 Cannabis Cup is getting ready for full-time launch in Washington. Although they weren’t  giving away their savory, cannabis-infused treats like they were in April, they were offering delicious, infused sandwiches and soups for medical marijuana card holders this last weekend. If you’re wondering […]

Review: Compassionate Medicinal Edibles Sea Salt Caramel Bar

Review: Compassionate Medicinal Edibles Sea Salt Caramel Bar

I am a huge fan of the Compassion Medicinal Edibles Sea Salt Caramel Bar, dipped in Chocolate. We carry them at Magnolia Wellness in Oakland, where I work as Ambassador. The main flavor is a perfect buttery blend of cannabis and caramel, covered in solid dark chocolate. Together with a touch of salt, this makes the perfect […]