The Winston House

The Winston House

Seattle’s First Canna-Friendly Airbnb Nestled in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, the city’s very own bud and breakfast, Winston House, offers much more than imagined. I expected a chic, three story cabin on a quiet street… what I got was more than I envisioned.    In my head the house was simple, yet comfortable, with tie dye or Bob Marley tapestries adorning the walls under blacklights and glow in the dark pot leaves. The…

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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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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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Eco-Printing Humboldt’s Landscape

Eco-Printing Humboldt’s Landscape

Local Textile Artist Innovating Her Craft with Cannabis and Flora ”The cannabis leaf is a ubiquitous symbol of the community and the industry, but its seeming uniformity is a misnomer.” A walk along the Eel River as it moves west past Fortuna, California gives a glimpse of the biodiversity of Humboldt. There are many ways of capturing a moment during a hike — photographers frame a shot, painters interpret the landscape on canvas and others…

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A Healthy Obsession: A Floating B&B

A Healthy Obsession: A Floating B&B

A Healthy Obsession By Benjamin Fordham   Whether it’s cruising around on a placid bay or braving the open ocean, sailing can be a wonderfully revelatory experience. With summer bathing us in golden light from above (wear sunscreen), there is no better time than now to enjoy our local waters in the S/V Obsession, Doby and Kim Class’ 38-foot Catalina sloop. The couple offers tours on their boat through their company, First Class Sailing Humboldt….

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Lori O’Shaughnessy: Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman

Lori O’Shaughnessy: Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman

Lori O’Shaughnessy Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman Story By Shannon Perkins Photo by Sergio Manodori Born and raised in Eureka, Lori is a true Humboldt power-woman.  She inspires women to achieve goals by nurturing their natural strengths.  While preparing a Sunday roast on a sunny afternoon, Lori told her story of focused effort and the success that followed.  She earned two degrees from Humboldt State University in 2001 and secured a reputable job in the…

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