As an increasing number of states move to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational use, cookbooks with instructions on how to infuse food with weed are flooding bookshelves. Here now, a list of some of the most current titles along with a couple that are coming soon.
Cooking with Marijuana: Mega Munch Recipes by Sean Riley is a step-by-step style book. It was published by CreateSpace Publishing just last November.
This past March, author Gordon Rock wrote Cooking with Marijuana: Interesting, Delicious and Easy Recipes you can make with the Magical Herb in attempt to expand the general public’s knowledge about weed and its uses. The book includes recipes on how to make several marijuana dishes that can aid in illnesses like anxiety and depression.
Successful website The Stoner’s Cookbook already helps marijuana-loving cooks with their archive of hundreds of thousands of cannabis-infused recipes that include meals, snacks, drinks, and desserts. They are now compiling their most popular recipes into a “high-class cannabis cookbook [that] will make history.” The book, titled HERB: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis, has already been featured in a New York Times article and boasts almost 3,000 pre-orders in anticipation of its November 2015 release date. The 200-page book will not only feature hundreds of recipes (like butternut squash soup and a seared bone-in ribeye), but it will also teach readers the science behind marijuana, extraction methods, and medicinal purposes.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and current contributor to The Denver Postand Cannabis Now, Laurie Wolf is the founder of Laurie & Mary Jane — a website that sells products made with medical marijuana. According to Publishers Marketplace, she is currently putting together a cookbook titled My Cannabis Kitchen: Recipes for Modern Marijuana Cuisine that will include a guide to edibles made from medical marijuana. Published by Quarry Books, the cookbook does not yet have a release date.