How to Infuse Cannabis into Your Thanksgiving Dinner
Want to turn your Thanksgiving dinner into a Danskgiving feast? Try some or all of these amazing recipes! But first a word of caution. Make sure that your guests know which dishes contain cannabis and have non-medicated options available as not everyone may want to partake. When consuming cannabis go slowly. The high can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours to take affect.
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Cooking with cannabis.
Cooking with cannabis is quite easy. You can add and substitute cannabis oil, butter, or flour for a portion of what your recipe states. Either purchase them from your local dispensary or make your own. Click here to learn how to make your own cannabis oil, butter, and flour. A little heads up for those of you who are new to cooking with cannabis, the aroma from your cannabis will fill your home while it is cooking. You may want to run fans and/or open windows while baking. As you will see from the recipes in this post, a batch of cannabutter is the most common ingredient needed to enjoy a relaxing medicated Thanksgiving feast.
Substitute a portion of the butter you use for your turkey rub with cannabutter. Prep your turkey, give it a good rub down with your medicated rub, bake, and wait. You may also melt your cannabutter and infuse it between the skin and meat.
Check out this delicious THC turkey rub: Baked Turkey Rub
Cannabutter Mashed Potatoes
5 large potatoes
8 oz. cannabis butter
2 cloves garlic
1 cup cheddar cheese
½ cup sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Boil the potatoes until tender.
Drain the water and peel the skin off of the potatoes. Once peeled, transfer the potatoes to a mixing bowl. Add salt and pepper to the potatoes and mix to combine.
Add the cannabis butter, garlic, cheese and sour cream to the potatoes. Mix well until creamy.
Add more salt and pepper if desired.
When preparing your stuffing substitute all or a portion of the butter your recipe calls for and prepare as usual.
Green Bean Hasherole
2 (9 ounce) packages frozen cut green beans, thawed (canned and drained green beans may also be used)
8 slices bacon
10 cremini mushrooms, chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 (10.75 oz) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
¼ cup cannabutter
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place green beans into a 1 quart or similar sized casserole dish.
Fry bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned and crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels. Remove some of the excess grease from the pan, leaving only enough to coat the bottom. Add mushrooms to the grease in the pan and season with garlic and onion powder. Cook and stir until tender, about 3-5 minutes.
Add the mushrooms and stir to scrape the bacon flavor from the bottom of the pan, then pour in mushroom soup. Bring to a slight boil, then reduce heat to low and stir mixture for about 5 minutes. Pour the mixture evenly over the green beans. Crumble bacon over the top and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Cover top with fried onions, then brush the top of the onions with the melted cannabutter. Season with salt and pepper.
Bake for about 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the sauce is bubbling and the top of the onions are golden brown.
Pumpkin High Pie
End your feast with a medicated pie. Once again cannabutter can be substituted for all or a portion of what your favorite recipe calls for.
Dope Pumpkin Pie This recipe uses cannabutter in both the crust and filling
Pumpkin Pot Pie
8 oz. cream cheese
2 cups canned pumpkin puree
3/4 cup sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup cannabis butter
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon cloves
1 unbaked pastry shell
Whipped cream, for topping
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Beat the cream cheese in a mixing bowl until fluffy. Add the pumpkin puree and mix until combined.
Add the sugar and salt and mix to combine.
Add the eggs, heavy cream, and cannabis butter and beat until fluffy and well combined.
Beat in the vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Mix until combined.
Pour the filling into the pie crust and back for 40-45 minutes, until the center is set and the crust is golden brown.
Add whipped cream and enjoy.
Cannabis-Infused Pumpkin Spice Latte This recipe uses a cannabis syrup – recipe includes link on how to make it.