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Top 10 cookbooks to up your cannabis edibles game

Cannabis cookbooks offer range of goodies, from vegan picks to tempting sweet treats iStock / Getty Images Plus

 

Cannabis-infused foods—aka edibles—may not be legal to sell in Canada just yet, but they’re still a popular way to consume the plant. Made properly, edibles can provide a delicious and convenient-to-consume entry into both the psychoactive effects of THC or the relaxing effects of CBD. They don’t require rolling papers or pipes or vaporizers, just basic kitchen gear and some ingredients, including cannabis. That and, of course, a good cannabis cookbook.

Luckily, there are plenty of those on offer in today’s pro-cannabis market. Cannabis chefs of all types have been documenting their favourite recipes, packaging them for the at-home DIYers in tomes that round-up vegan picks, Italian classics and plenty of tempting sweet treats.

Take a look at the following list of the best edibles cookbooks (prices noted are as of time of writing) and get inspired to bring cannabis into the kitchen.

Baked Italian: Over 50 Mediterranean Marijuana Meals (paperback)

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By Chef Yzabetta Sativa, 2013

$20.97 + shipping, Amazon.ca

Not big on brownies? Don’t worry, there’s more to the edibles world than confections. The Baked Italian cookbook, for one, uses the powerful, savoury flavours and techniques of the Mediterranean realm to counterbalance what it calls a harsh-tasting plant. Learn how to make more than 50 meals, including infused spaghetti marinara, Carthusian cabbage, lamb carpaccio and more.

Cannabis: Breakfast Cookbook for the Daily Herb Smoking Stoner

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By Kevin Stewart, 2016

$3.19, Amazon for Kindle

For those who believe breakfast is not only the most important, but also the most delicious, meal of the day, this super affordable Kindle guide to cannabis-infused breaky items is recommended. Elevate the morning routine with recipes like weed waffles with cheese and bacon, potcakes and something called cannamilk.

The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook: More Than 50 Irresistible Recipes That Will Get You High (paperback)

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By Elise McDonough and the editors at High Times magazine, 2012

$19.46, + shipping, Amazon.ca

High Times magazine has been advocating for cannabis since 1974, and has generated a voice of authority in the industry as a result. It wasn’t until 2012, though, that the magazine team packaged its cannabis-based expertise in a cookbook. The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook features 50 recipes for a range of dishes, including pico de ganja nachos, pineapple express upside-down cake and time-warp tamales.

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Published: March 01, 2019

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