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Women in Whitewater: Paddling and Perseverance

“For me, kayaking is the medium,” explained whitewater kayaker Melissa DeMarie. “It’s such a great platform to build skills and confidence.” An East Coast transplant pulled to California for the better snow and bigger mountains, Melissa discovered the joy of paddling rivers after moving to Lake Tahoe in 2004. As with most high-intensity sports, she […]

Delta 9 opens first cannabis store in Manitoba, with the St. Vital Cannabis Superstore scheduled to open at 10 a.m. on October 17, the first day of legalization in Canada. (CNW Group/Delta 9 Cannabis Inc.)

Delta 9 Recreational Cannabis Sales Start at Midnight, First Retail Store Opens at 10 a.m.

This information was provided by prnewswire Send your Press Release here. WINNIPEG, Oct. 16,  2018 /CNW/ – DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. (TSXV: NINE) (“Delta 9” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce legal sales of recreational cannabis will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, with same day service within the city of Winnipeg.   Delta 9 CEO […]

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Terpenes and Terroir

A California Farm Dinner Inspired by a pioneer spirit and verdant agricultural landscape, California has always been the cultural home of the farm-to-table movement. Forty-seven years since Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, people continue to identify California with food and wine that is refined yet unencumbered. On a kitchen table or restaurant menu, […]

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

  If you’re starting to experiment with edibles, using a store-bought, cannabis-infused oil is a smart way to keep a control factor on your culinary experiments.

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Outer Galactic Chocolates

Written by Nora Mounce What if King Midas’s magical power could have transformed everything he touched into a healing herb? Or chocolate? A Greek mythological figure, King Midas’s omnipotent fingers are metaphorical of man’s singular desire for wealth. Do such fantasies still dominate our reality? In 2018, evidence of a cultural revolution is everywhere. Cannabis […]

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Spicy Watermelon Shooters

Recipe Makes eight 1 oz shooters   At the apex of summer refreshment, fluorescent booze-spiked slushies shimmer like a vacancy sign on an empty highway. To keep sugar and alcohol levels at a happy medium, we zipped these refreshing watermelon margaritas in the blender with nothing more than watermelon, ice, lime juice and tequila. A hint […]

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Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Written by Nora Mounce Ingredients 1 package active dry yeast (¼ ounce) 1 ⅔ cup lukewarm water 2 ½ teaspoons salt 5 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus additional for kneading ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons rosemary-cannabis olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt In the bowl […]

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Avocado Toast with Pickled Radishes

Written by Nora Mounce A food trend worth exploring, spreading mashed avocado on toasted bread has opened the culinary doors to an entirely new cuisine – savory toast. “The world’s first avocado bar,” in Brooklyn, has a menu that looks sooo tasty. Called Avocaderia, the dishes read like a “Best of Your Friend’s Homemade Lunches,” […]

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Rosemary-Garlic Rack of Lamb

By Nora Mounce   I always suspected that cooking a rack of lamb was secretly easier than it looked. In this recipe, all you need to do is prepare a simple rub and roast the lamb. I made this dish to celebrate moving into a new house this New Year’s Eve. It felt like a […]

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What’s Weed Got To Do With It?

In the changing landscape of legalization, lots of folks are complaining about mainstream culture appropriating weed like it’s a shiny new cookie (a cookie we now call cannabis). As a cannabis writer and Humboldt County resident, I hear these comments and discussions often. There’s a fear on the hill that a longstanding underground culture is […]

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