Emerald Entrees: December 2016

Emerald Entrees: December 2016

Savory Goat Cheese Tart with Cannabis Pesto Adapted from “Around My French Table” by Dorie Greenspan The holiday season calls for a gauntlet of soirees and dinner parties – some naughty, some nice, depending on the relatives invited. This savory cheesecake tart is wonderful showpiece to share with foodie friends. As the tart can easily stand in as an appetizer or dessert, your host will appreciate its versatility (and your thoughtfulness). This version highlights two…

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MoonMan’s Mistress: Stone-Age Simplicity for Space-Age Stoners

MoonMan’s Mistress: Stone-Age Simplicity for Space-Age Stoners

“Everyone is different. Every bio blueprint is different. The amount of THC each person needs is different, and probably differs within that person from day-to-day. Educating ourselves, even for recreational use, is very important.” Tickets to the space station aren’t necessary because MoonMan’s Mistress has landed with cookies that will take you to the moon. Astronauts, athletes, those with food allergies, those who are health conscious or selective about potency — they’ve got you covered….

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Humboldt Pie

Humboldt Pie

SERVES 8 Approximate Dosage — Based on infusing 3.5gms dried/decarbed cannabis into one stick of butter (starting cannabis weight before dry/decarb was 7gms). 10%: 5.3mg 15%: 8mg 20%: 10.6mg INGREDIENTS Crust 1 2/3 cups Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup Crisco 2 Tablespoons Jeff’s Light Tasting Cannabutter (recipe at available at JeffThe420Chef.com) 2 Tablespoons grass fed butter 1 large egg 1 Tablespoon buttermilk + 1 Tablespoon water 1 egg…

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Emerald Entrees: Paleo Bites

Emerald Entrees: Paleo Bites

American expat writer and bohemian socialite Gertrude Stein is best remembered for her patronage of the arts, literary wit and fearless candor. Stein and her life partner, Alice B. Toklas, lived a colorful life in Paris for forty years, hosting a parade of impressive friends at their home, including Hemingway, Picasso and Fitzgerald. Though Stein was the bigger personality of the couple, Toklas made her mark in culinary history when she published “The Alice B….

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Emerald Entrées: Cannabis Sweet Potato Fries with Avocado Aioli

Emerald Entrées: Cannabis Sweet Potato Fries with Avocado Aioli

Adapted from Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My by Cassie Johnston. Skip the deep fryer and enjoy these medicated fries without the guilt as a rainy afternoon snack or addition to dinner. Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients: ◦  4 large sweet potatoes ◦  2 Tablespoons smoked paprika ◦  2 teaspoon garlic powder ◦  1 teaspoon cumin ◦  ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ◦  Pinch cayenne ◦  1 ½ teaspoon sea salt ◦  ½ teaspoon black pepper ◦  2 Tablespoons…

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Emerald Entrées: Pumpkin Soup with Cannabis-Furikake Kale

Emerald Entrées: Pumpkin Soup with Cannabis-Furikake Kale

As storms move through California’s North Coast in November, Humboldt County residents welcome the start of soup season. An easy, fail-proof recipe, this pumpkin soup is as healthy as it is delicious. For an extra medicinal and flavor factor, top each bowl liberally with the cannabis Furikake-kale topping. Pumpkin Soup Adapted from MinimalistBaker.com Ingredients:  2 small-medium sugar pumpkins •  1 Tablespoon olive oil (+ extra for baking sheet) •  1 small white onion, diced •…

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Baked in Humboldt by Rachel Schmidt

Baked in Humboldt by Rachel Schmidt

“Some people really do rely on having that chocolate at the end of the day,” Schmidt says. “It’s no different than someone who has their beer, cocktail, doobie, whatever.” Gazing across an array of meticulously decorated medical candies produced by Rachel Schmidt, you’d never guess her first food job was in a butcher shop. Her knack for creative sugary confections is innate amid her diverse background and deep understanding of food. She just can’t help…

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Emerald Entrees: Harvest Flavors

Emerald Entrees: Harvest Flavors

“These ‘hemp’ plants of the pumpkin world are best for autumn decorating though they are fully edible and can be used for all the recipes you’ll find here.” It’s a funny thing, pumpkins: just like cannabis, they come in varieties good for making useful products and others that are sweet and delicious to consume. And, like hemp and the kind bud, they all cheerfully cross-pollinate too. The differences in types of cannabis are commonly understood…

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Hemp and Health in the Kitchen

Hemp and Health in the Kitchen

Welcome back! This month we are going to explore the health benefits of hemp seeds. As a huge advocate of hemp seeds, I use these little nuggets of joy for basically everything from smoothies, to pesto, to combining it with my raw cacao chocolate. First off, let’s start by explaining something…hemp seeds are of course produced from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. As you know, hemp is commonly confused with marijuana, as it belongs to…

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Hemp Seeds: Sustainable Superfoods for Me and You

Hemp Seeds: Sustainable Superfoods for Me and You

The precious oil from hemp seeds is a miracle superfood in its own right. For some of us, hemp seed oil is part of a daily health regimen. I take a tablespoonful a day with my morning vitamins to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) and have done so for 21 years. It has helped keep the symptoms to a minimum and me out of a wheelchair, so far. Amid the thousands of uses for hemp, the…

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