Pot-Infused Jewish Foods Bing Readied For Colorado Cannabis Shops

COLORADO: In recent years, marijuana has undergone a serious image overhaul, leading to, among other things, its legalization in several states. With pot no longer relegated to back alley use, shouldn’t marijuana edibles get an upgrade too? Do you really always want a brownie or candy bar? Why not release an entire line of savory pot-packed food?

Grub Street recently spoke to Josh Pollack, who has been working to bring marijuana-infused lox to the market in Colorado. He originally created the buzz-inducing salmon for a 4/20 stunt at the Denver restaurant he owns, Rosenberg’s Bagels. After receiving an enthusiastic response, he decided to focus more seriously on marijuana-infused Jewish foods.

But thanks to new laws intended to make edibles safer, Pollack has had a bit of trouble getting into pot shops. All edibles have to be packaged into specific THC servings, and for salmon, potency has been an inexact science.

Marijuana Edibles So Good They Could Pass As 'Real' Food

COLORADO: The legalization of marijuana — be it medical or recreational — in more than 20 states across the U.S. has inspired a new industry: marijuana-infused food products.

People choose to eat pot-infused treats for a variety of reasons. For some medical marijuana patients, it can be the simplest or healthiest way for them to benefit from the drug. For the recreational user, it can be a discreet and delicious way to enjoy marijuana. [Read more…]

Marijuana Edibles So Good They Could Pass As 'Real' Food

COLORADO: The legalization of marijuana — be it medical or recreational — in more than 20 states across the U.S. has inspired a new industry: marijuana-infused food products.

People choose to eat pot-infused treats for a variety of reasons. For some medical marijuana patients, it can be the simplest or healthiest way for them to benefit from the drug. For the recreational user, it can be a discreet and delicious way to enjoy marijuana. [Read more…]

High-End Baking: Meet The Queen of Munchies

COLORADO: In the beginning, there were cupcakes; then came pie, and cake pops, and cronuts, and gluten-free everything. Everyone knows specialty baked goods are big business — but Karin Lazarus’s baked goods are a little more special than most. As the proprietor of Colorado-based Sweet Mary Jane, she’s brought a pastry chef’s savvy to the world of pot brownies. [Read more…]