The Art of Weed Butter: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Cannabutter Master

The Art of Weed Butter: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Cannabutter Master

by Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612438726
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 178,985
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey is an interdisciplinary cannabis entrepreneur, working legally with marijuana since 2005. She has parlayed her advocacy for cannabis into a legitimate profession working as a creative for the likes of Whoopi Goldberg & Maya Elizabeth's award-winning edibles company.

Her formal background in journalism and she has a love affair with writing, cooking, and cannabis. Born in New York City to West African parents, she finds the strongest links to culture from food, oral history, and herbal remedies.

She currently resides in Northern California and Mexico as a writer and researcher exploring cannabis, and the African diaspora in Latin America. Find out more at

Table of Contents

Preface 7

My Journey 7

Weed and Food 9

Introduction: Why Cook with Weed Butter? 11

What Is Weed Butter? 14

How to Use this Book 17

Chapter 1 Weed 101 19

The First Edible 20

The First Pot Brownie 20

Medical Cannabis 21

Cannabis and Modern Times 22

Chapter 2 Edible Health 25

Eating Weed Butter vs. Smoking Weed 26

Did You Get Too High? 27

Weed Pairings and Terpenes 28

Dosing Cannabutter and Weed Oil 30

Potency Chart 31

Storage 33

Chapter 3 Infusing Cannabis 34

Decarboxylation 36

Clarified Butter 37

Infusion with Alcohol 38

Infusion with Lecithin 40

Infusion with Slow Cooker 42

Infusion with Sous Vide Circulator 44

Infusion on the Stovetop 47

Bacon Canna-Grease 48

Chapter 4 Cannabutters and Oils 50

Classic Cannabutter 51

Vegan Cannabutter, Margarine, and Ghee 51

Cannabis-Infused Sunflower, Grapeseed, and Canola Oils 52

Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil 52

Cannabis-Infused Avocado Seed Oil 52

Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil 53

Chapter 5 Wake and Bake: Low-Dose Breakfasts 54

Morning Medicated Fruit Bowl 55

Easy Cheese Cannabis Spinach Frittata 57

Simple Stoney Hash Browns 59

Fluffy Medicated Blueberry Mini-Cakes 61

Elevated Avocado Toast 62

Chapter 6 Sauces, Spreads, and Dressings 63

Canna-oil Chocolate Hazelnut Spread 64

Philly Jalapeño Crema 65

Elevated Tomato Sauce 66

Nutty Vegan Chipotle Aioli 67

Classic Weed Balsamic Vinaigrette 68

Green Ganja Dressing 69

Guacamole Magico 70

Chapter 7 Mains and Sides 71

Cute and Cheesy Macaroni Bake 72

West African Fried Chicken 74

Garlic-Crunch Sweet Potato Fries 76

Cheesy Flatbread Pizzas 77

Summar Squash Lasagna 79

Chacuhua Coconut Beans and Rice 81

Simple Ganja Grilled Asparagus 83

Smooth and Savory Shrimp and Grits 85

Cannabis-Infused Mexican Street Corn (Esquites) 87

Mennlay's Medicated Fried Plantains 88

Chapter 8 Sweets 89

Nutty Pot Brownie Bars 91

Rasta Mixed Berry Smoothie 92

Crunchy Canna Cobbler 93

Easy Banana Bread Muffins 94

Conversion Charts 95

Acknowledgments 96

About the Author 96

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

" The Art of Weed Butter is part memoir, part advocacy, and part education. It's a warm invitation if you've never cooked with weed butter before and great footing if you're more practiced. Intimately written and beautifully photographed, Aggrey's passion is contagious. This is more than a recipe book."
Alexia Arthurs, author of How To Love A Jamaican

" The Art of Weed Butter is a smart, funny, informative book, with satisfying, unpretentious recipes that even the most time-challenged will be able to prepare. It’s for anyone who wants to combine the healing properties of a good meal with the medicinal blessings of cannabis."
David Lida, author of First Stop in the New World

"Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey—a rising star in the world of weed—has written an informative, reliable and friendly cookbook about making cannabutter that works each and every time."
James Oseland, judge on Top Chef Masters , and author of Jimmy Neurosis

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