During the pandemic I really boned up on my cooking skills.

When I was a kid I spent many hours in the kitchen with Grandma learning the family secrets.

Thanks to college and working, I gradually stopped cooking meals for myself. Thanks to COVID19 I had a lot more free time on my hands, and started breaking out the old recipes. I also added a few new ones into the mix, mostly recipes involving cannabis. This was the first time I had ever cooked with cannabis, and there was definitely a learning curve involved. To be 100% honest with you, I have never been crazy about cannabis edibles, I have always been a smoker. Experimenting with cannabis cooking had little to do with me wanting to switch over to edibles, it was mostly about being bored. I was bored out of my mind, and spending a few hours concocting a complicated meal gave me something to focus on. Adding cannabis into the recipes occurred to me while I was smoking a joint in the kitchen one night. I was making a creamy pasta sauce at the time, and decided on a whim to put a few grams of OG Kush into the grinder and sprinkle it into the sauce. From there I started to dial it in a little more carefully, and added more and more cannabis to the food I made. It’s funny to note that since I don’t like eating sweets, I never tried to make pot brownies. Pot brownies are the easiest and most basic cannabis edible you can make, but they don’t appeal to me.