COLORADO: The legal recreational marijuana market in Colorado has recently surpassed revenue from medicinal marijuana. And, edibles are in demand by consumers now more than ever. To satisfy the curiosity and appetite surrounding cannabis cuisine comes a new, high-end cookbook for cannabis consumers.
The Stoner’s Cookbook is launching a crowd funding campaign to produce Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis, and it will be the first cookbook devoted to restoring cannabis to its rightful position as a dignified, accessible, and enjoyable ingredient. The book features hundreds of unique recipes presented with sophisticated styling and artful photography. HERB is the brainchild of the creators of The Stoner’s Cookbook, the most active and engaged community in the cannabis industry, reaching 120 million people every month.
“We are so excited to launch our crowd funding campaign to produce HERB: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis,” says Matt Gray, CEO of The Stoner’s Cookbook. “After seven years of unprecedented growth for The Stoner’s Cookbook, releasing this book is the natural next step. With the country heading in a direction where this herb can finally have a place in the culinary spotlight, we are delighted to give people the opportunity to be a part of history by helping us reach our fundraising goals.”
The campaign launches on October 27, 2014 on literary crowdfunding platform Inkshares. Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabiswill allow people to create everything from cannabis cocktails, to three-course tasting menus, to interesting twists on classic recipes with cannabis as the focus. The book features recipes from renowned chef Melissa Parks, and includes such recipes as Medicated Butternut Squash Soup, Seared Bone-in Ribeye topped w/ Garlic Herb Cannacompound Butter, and Medicated Mexican Hot Chocolate. The cookbook also provides an educational and informational aspect regarding the science of cooking with cannabis and guides for dosing and technique.