Magic in the Emerald City

Magic in the Emerald City

Chef Ricky Flikenger, former head pastry chef of the upscale Trophy Cupcakes, left the corporate world to become one of the top cannabis cooking chefs around. He shares his knowledge in weekly classes at his Capitol Hill, Seattle apartment, teaching eager students how to transform the kief they purchase from nearby recreational shops into gourmet creations and with known potency. When he was invited by Whaxy.com to head their Danksgiving Potluck last November, Chef Ricky…

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Stoney Sauce

Stoney Sauce

When Chef Nugs started Stoney Sauce five months ago he never imagined his flavors would hit the roof. “I was a fine dining chef in Hollywood for seven years,” Nugs said. “I was in the military for a while before that and with that comes body pain. I started cooking with cannabis for my own pain relief and was taking the condiments with me wherever I’d go.” That’s when Stoney Sauce was born. “My friend…

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JeffThe420Chef

JeffThe420Chef

Cannabis Tech and the Culinary Artistry of  Jeff the 420 Chef The days of locking yourself in your room for two days after trying a special cookie may just be at an end. JeffThe420Chef has been crushing the culinary cannabis world for years and now he is bringing you the holy grail of cooking calculations: how much herb to add to your cannabis confections, or anything else you feel like eating with a side of…

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Kush Tours

Kush Tours

  Anticipating doing some traveling this holiday season and want to know where you can enjoy cannabis culture too? How about a special, cannabis-themed holiday weekend rendezvous? Maybe you’re itching to find out first hand how this legalization thing is going in Washington, Colorado, Alaska or Oregon. Ever wanted to take a cannabis-imbued painting class? Kush Tourism in Seattle has you covered. Kush Tourism has partnered with local cannabusinesses to establish several innovative tours in…

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The ABC’s of Cannabis

The ABC’s of Cannabis

Alcohol prohibition in the United States was supposed to improve health, reduce crime and solve many social problems. Instead, it was an abject failure. See any similarities to the war on cannabis? When the 18th Amendment was repealed in 1933, the United States alcohol industry (beer, wine and spirits) was in shambles. Thousands of moonshiners and bootleggers produced a product that was either high quality or could poison you. Most of the liquor was manufactured…

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Top Shelf Extracts

Top Shelf Extracts

Cannabis extracts – also known as “concentrates” – can be found in a variety of forms across many medical and legal states. It is much more potent than cannabis flower and has many desirable effects. Here is a review on concentrates from two premier Colorado cannabis extracts companies providing clean and tasty medicine! Green Dot Labs is a well-known extraction company based out of Boulder. GDL offers two levels of concentrates: their White Label, when…

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Craft Elixirs

Craft Elixirs

WASHINGTON STATE What do you get when you cross Chicago’s sophisticated post-speakeasy vintage cocktail culture with Seattle’s embrace of experimental gastronomy and recreational cannabis? A wonderous line of syrups and elixirs fit for both craft cocktails and pancakes. You get Craft Elixirs, a small startup in the charming Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. Jamie Hoffman came to THC-based elixirs through a twisting path. After graduating in 1995 from Northwestern University with a major in Communications and…

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Emerald in the Rough

Emerald in the Rough

It’s late autumn and the market is saturated. The initial push from various grow operations, both legal and otherwise, have passed their peaks and the season is winding down…for some. Others in the legal medicinal wing of our counties operational proceedings are only just beginning their next wave of products to continue serving their customer base. Legitimacy and coming into the light of commonality by way of consistently quality products for patients seeking alternative and…

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Dab Dynasty

Dab Dynasty

Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann Dab Dynasty is a cannabis extraction outfit based in Northern California with products available at select dispensaries throughout the state. Dab Dynasty uses whole organic plant material to make their extracts, and they thoroughly screen their raw material for contaminants to ensure high quality end products.   This is not some backyard-BHO made by unconscious people in the weed game solely to make a profit. Based on my conversation with…

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Alchemy by Dark Heart

Alchemy by Dark Heart

When the holy holiday of April 20th, 2015 passed, a clone nursery in Sacramento called Dark Heart launched their first line of botanical vape pens infused with cannabis. The line is called Alchemy, and it lights up a new direction for vaping. Alchemy by Dark Heart’s leading lady Bradny Petricka says, “This pen is different from a lot of those offered to patients in that it combines cannabis oil and botanical extracts to enhance your…

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