Just 15 days until Halloweed!! Who’s excited?? Or better yet, who’s ready to carve a pumpkin!?!? Or maybe even smoke it? Yeah…here’s everything you need, from stoney pumpkin carving stencils to my favorite instructional video on how to make a pumpkin bong and tips on keeping that carved pumpkin fresh until Oct. 31st Read More
So before you do anything your going to need a pumpkin. Once you got one I’d smoke it before I carve it, you know two birds one stone! And for all you visual learners like me, here’s the best pumpkin bong how to video out there from the Smoke Cartel:
That was fun! OK now you got all the hard stuff done, like gutting the pumpkin so lets carve! I don’t know about you but I’m no artist and so the easiest way to carve a dope pumpkin is with a stencil. Here’s the one I used last year:
Just right click view image, print it out, cut it out and trace the image on your pumpkin with a pen or marker. Then you know the rest, carve it out!
Here’s a stencil I’m thinking of using this year:
Same instructions as with the cannabis leaf. Then I have a few inspirational ones I found online like this 420 pumpkin:
Which looks pretty simple to just free hand being lettering and all! Then I have the challenging one where your going to need to have some real pumpkin carving skills that I don’t have and sure as hell can’t teach you:
Wish I knew who did it so I could give them credit..but this is one of those over shared images so the original source is anyone’s guess. But it sure is a dope pumpkin carving job!
Then once you smoke it and carved it and are ready to set it out to rot. Here’s a few tips on keeping it fresher longer:
Rinse out the pumpkin in water to get rid of any gunk.
Fill a tub or large bucket with 3 gallons of water.
Add 3 teaspoons of Clorox (bleach) to the water.
Dunk your pumpkin is this mix.
Then just let your pumpkin air dry.
This should extend it’s liveliness by a week or so! With that said I hope you all have a killer Halloweed and I’d love to see your pumpkin carvings, slide in my DM @smokette_ on Instagram or Twitter!
I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the new How High 2 movie won’t be starring the original 2001 cast of Method Man or Redman! So my question is should they even call it How High 2? Read More
Well here’s the facts:
Unlike the plot in the original 2001 How High where Method Man fertilizes one of his homegrown cannabis plants with the ashes of his friend Ivory:
The ghost throughout the movie that only appears when you smoke him and has all the answers. Landing Method Man and Redman in Harvard bringing the hood and the bud on campus with them! Having everybody from the uptight Dean Cain to the student safety officer:
The Vice President:
And even the ghost of Ben Franklin:
Taking rips off the liberty bong!
This new made for TV, How High 2, in contrast is going to be about two “potrepreneurs,” DC Young Fly and Lil Yachty, on a mission to start-up a munchies delivery service and is not going to be very directly cannabis related because it’s for a television PG-13 audience.
Which makes a lot of sense since we all know and he even stated on VH1’s Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, Lil Yachty doesn’t even smoke weed! And right there ladies and gentlemen we have our answer:
“How High 2” will not star Method Man and Redman. It will never shine high on the big screen and it’s new leading stoner doesn’t even know how to get high either…. What exactly is going to be high about this TV movie?? I don’t actually know and think How High 2 was not a well thought out title.
However, it is set to air on MTV in 2019 and we should still check it out and support the younger generation as Redman says here:
It’s October!!! And Halloween is only 30 days away. Which got me thinking that I need to make those Cannabis Infused Lollipops I mastered last year, because Halloween is not just for kids and all the 21 and up trick or treaters love these cannabis infused lollipops. Read More
What you’ll need:
2 lollipop molds, I bought this skull one from Party City
lollipop sticks, also available in the same store.
1 pack of Jello of color and flavor of your choice.
When you think about it, what is a blunt or a hemp wrap really? Read More
Back when I first started smoking weed my favorite blunts were Garcia Vegas’ because you could actually see the veins of the tobacco leaf:
And they are easy to roll but now I’ve turned over a new leaf (pun intended) and switched to a healthier alternative with hemp wraps. My favorite being Juicy Jays which clearly states on the package are “made from natural toasted hemp.”
Making it become clearer and clearer that really a blunt or hemp wrap is really just a leaf! So if you’re like me and have gotten sick of dealing with the “plugs”and went on to grow your own cannabis:
With Croptober right around the corner, then you should have plenty of cannabis leaves (fan leaves) laying around right?
So why not use them to roll!?!?!
To be honest I was surprised that it actually worked but it did!
And here’s how I did it:
Set your oven to broil.
Grind the herb that your going to use to fill your DIY blunt with and set it to the side.
Grab your cannabis leaf that your going to roll. Put your fan leaf (you only need one of the 5-7 points) in the oven for 15 seconds. You want to dry it out some but not completely.
Now go ahead and fill with your herb and roll as normal. It’s kind of thin but totally doable.
Once rolled place your rolled blunt back in the oven for another 15 seconds to set.
Now light it up and enjoy!
It smokes just like a regular roll and naturally contains CBD! I will say that it turns off a lot but I had the same compliant about Vegas’ so it’s not really that big of a deal and that’s what’s up! Stay lit fam!
My morning routine always includes a cup of coffee. And it’s even better with a little THC in it! Want to join me in a Cannabis Infused Coffee? Well here’s step by step how to make your own: Read More
Cannabis Infused Coffee (oh and cereal too)
The simplest way to infuse your coffee
And when I say coffee I mean cafe con leche. Which is espresso made in a percolator:
Followed by adding heated, on the stove not the microwave, milk and sugar too it. Anything else is not coffee by my standards. And if you’ve never tried it, you’re welcome in advance.
Back to the Infusion
The simplest way to infuse your coffee is to add cannabis milk to it. Which you can also add to your cereal or whatever else you add milk to like milkshakes! Best part? It it so simple to make too!
Making cannabis infused milk is very similar to making cannabutter. You’re going to need:
1 cup of milk. (You can use which every milk you like but keep in mind that THC binds to fat, so whole milk will create the strongest infused milk. )
2 -3 grams of your favorite ganja
container to pour your milk into and later refrigerate
Decarboxylate the bud by grinding it, putting it on a parchment paper and then in the oven at 220 degrees for 30 minutes to pull out the terpenes and activate the THC.
On the stove top heat your milk in the saucepan at on a low flame. Do not allow it to boil.
Add the ground decarboxylated cannabis to the heating milk.
Let the two cook together, uncovered on the stove for at least 30 minutes. Stirring every now and then to prevent from boiling, burning on the bottom and stopping the milk from forming a skin on top. If a skin does form stirring will remove it.
Remove from heat and let it cool with the cannabis still in the milk. While it cools it will still infuse, so it doesn’t hurt.
Once cool strain through a strainer or cheesecloth into the container you’re planning to store the milk in.
The milk taste great in coffee and cereal. And if you happen to be lactose intolerant or only like black coffee you could always add a tincture to your coffee to get the same effect.
Hope you enjoy! Let me know how it goes when you try it out in the comments below!
It’s official football season is back today, Thursday Sept. 6, with the 2018 Superbowl Champions, the Philadelphia Eagles, kicking off the regular season playing against the Atlanta Falcons at 7:30pm. And if you’re anything like me half time means food time so I give you my Cannabis Infused 7 layer Dip: Read More
What You’ll Need:
11.3 x 10.2 x 5.2 inches serving dish
1 can re-fried beans
1 can beanless chili (because as we learned yesterday on Martha and Snoop, real chili does not have beans in it. Besides we have the re-fried beans anyway!)
2 bags shredded cheddar cheese (4 cups)
guacamole (25 oz)
sour cream (8 oz)
2 package of Philadelphia cream cheese original
1-2 sticks cannabutter (depending how strong you want it)
1 ziplock/sandwich bag
Preheat your oven to 420 degrees (it’s a stoner thing).
Let your cannabutter and cream cheese sit out and get soft (or you can do this in the microwave).
1st layer the re-fried beans across the entire dish. I like putting this first because it’s like the dirt of the football field.
On the stove heat up that chili, it’ll save you time.
2nd layer shredded cheddar.
Here’s where we infuse. In a bow mix your softened cream cheese and cannabutter thoroughly.
3rd layer that heated chili.
4th layer the canna infused cream cheese, spread it out really good. You want every bite to be infused. I use a spoon to do so.
5th layer more shredded cheddar.
Now cover your dish with foil and place in the oven for 25-30 minutes. You can’t add the guacamole yet because it will turn black in the oven.
Once hot take it out and add that 6th layer of guacamole.
And finally the 7th layer, put your sour cream in a ziplock bag or sandwich baggie. Cut a tip off. And pipe out your football field yard lines.
This dip originally started off as a 5 layer ( minus the guac and sour cream) and is a great and delicious option to use too. Really only added those two last layers for the football field look!
Back when I first made cannabutter last year it occurred to me that anything can be make into an edible. After all these years of having my free spirit killed by domestication, now I wake up everyday and start breakfast. Last year, the day after making my first batch of cannabutter actually, I woke up to make some eggs but I didn’t have any real butter just cannabutter, so I thought to myself, “what the hell,” and just fried up some eggs in the cannabutter. To realize later that those eggs had us laid out on the couch watching TV all day seriously baked. And so since then, this has turned into a thing. Saturdays now, when there’s time to couchgate all day, are for Waking, Baking (with the morning smoke sesh) and Brunching! And in my house this CannaBrunch Burger is a fan favorite: Read More
This is really pretty quick so the first thing I do is set my oven to 420 degrees.
Then I grab the ground beef and put 2 egg yolks in. Then 2 tablespoons of diced garlic. And season with Adobo.
By now the oven beeped so I put my 4 frozen hash browns in the oven.
Then I get my hands dirty and massage the ground beef mixing the garlic, yolk and seasoning in while forming 4 patties and then placing them in the freezer.
Next take those 8 strips of bacon, cut them in half and in a frying pan I fry up the bacon with 1/4 stick of cannabutter.
While the bacon is frying I take another 1/4 stick and butter my burger buns.
By now the bacon is done. So I take them out add another 1/4 stick of butter to the bacon grease and use that bacon butter mix to fry up the burgers. I can only do 2 at a time and I only flip them once. So by the time to make my second set of patties I add another 1/4 stick for the 2nd round. And yes here is where you melt the cheese onto the patty too.
Next I take my hash browns out. They are nice and brown my now and I cut them up into strips.
All while in another frying pan I using cannabutter to fry up 4 eggs over easy.
Last part just stack your buttered bun, burger patty with cheese, hash brown strips, 2 strips of bacon cut into four, the fried eggs and the top bun. Boom! CannaBrunch is ready to serve!
I like to serve these with some fruit and french fries on the side but you can do whatever you want really. I do promise you however that all who indulge in this brunch is sure to have a baked, stoney day! Hope you enjoy!
Nothing says summer like a fruity, refreshing Sangria! And since alcohol can increase the impact of THC by up to 50%. Along with the combination of the terpenes in both the grapes used to make the wine and the cannabinoids in your finest ganja taste delicious! This cannabis infused sangria recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser. So lets get started: Read More
This is a simple to follow recipe and you’re only going to need a few things.
1/8 grams of your finest weed (You could use more if you want. I came up with an 1/8 because I figured I can smoke an 1/8 by myself and drink a bottle of wine by myself so it seemed to be the right amount for me personally)
1 bottle of red wine (I used a Cabernet Sauvignon, my favorite, which ever wine you choose make sure it’s a dry red, not a sweet red)
10 pineapple chunks about a 1/2inch by a 1/2 inch cubed
1 orange sliced up thin
10 strawberries hulled and diced
14-20 green grapes cut in half
1 large pot or saucepan
Cheesecloth and/or strainer (I use both)
Once you’ve completed your prep the next part is called fortifying/infusing the wine. In theory Sangria is a fruit infused wine. But we are taking one step further by adding herb to it. Similar to what they have done since biblical times in making mulled wine. In case you don’t know the difference between mulled wine and sangria is that you serve sangria cold, that’s it.
Pour the wine into the pot and place it on the stove.
Add cannabis and half the above listed fruit, of coarse you can use different fruit if you’d like. However this recipe will bring out and enhance several elements of both the wine and the cannabis. It is a fact that vitamin C and citrus add to the entourage effect.
Boil the mixture at a low flame for about two hours, checking frequently to make sure it’s not all evaporating. The process of boiling everything together will decarboxylate the cannabis.
Strain the wine from the fruit and cannabis through a cheesecloth and/or strainer. See I put the cheesecloth in the strainer but you really don’t have to use both.
Let the wine cool off.
Fill a pitcher with remaining fruit and ice.
And finally pour the infused wine you just created into your fruit and ice filled pitcher.
Warning: The results may be stronger than you expected, so take it slow and of coarse enjoy!
FYI: Don’t forget to eat the fruit at the the end either. Little fact about me, I got drunk for the 1st time when I was around 4 or 5 years old at a New Years eve party because my very young mother didn’t know that the fruit absorbs the liquor and I was eating everybody’s cocktail cherries in their drinks. So eat the fruit it’s an edible on its own. (I still love cocktail cherries by the way)
Hope you liked my cannabis infused sangria recipe and as always stay lit!
It’s official! Martha and Snoop are back on VH1 this August 1, 2018 at 9/8c and I’m so excited! If you’ve never seen it before, I have no idea what you’re waiting for? With guests like Post Malone, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa.. food cooked expertly by Martha Stewart herself and Snoop Dogg! You don’t want to miss this show, trust me. It is awesome! Read More
Every episode Martha + her guests and Snoop Dogg + his guests team up together and both of them teach us how to cook a part of the meal they all share potluck style at the end of the show. And they cook everything from chicken and pork chops to lobster and fish and so much more.
The last episode aired November 15th, 2017 just in time for the holidays and they made Brownies:
Which ironically (because I had no idea they were making brownies) I had made earlier to enjoy just for that episode (cannabutter infused of coarse):
I did mines ala mode but Martha’s recipe was better. And I’m not the only one cooking with cannabis watching/starring on this show!!! I’ve seen them use some “herbs” while cooking on Martha and Snoops Potluck Dinner like Snoops spices:
“OG Onion Powder, Garlic Powder Hash, Lawry’s Seasoning Skunk Salt, Johnny’s Sativa Salt, Paprika Haze and Black Pepper Kush.”
Their Halloween special (Martha’s and my favorite holiday) Oct 16th looked pretty litty too, if you know what I mean! And the bloody brain shrimp cocktail appetizer was perfect for the holiday:
Working with Snoop Dogg it comes as no surprise that:
Of coarse I know how to roll a joint
And aside from being a master chef, Martha is an excellent bartender. Yeah Snoop, gin and juice is fine but Martha throws down. All her drink recipes look delicious:
Who thought of putting Martha and Snoop in the kitchen together?? A genius because these two make a great team. Here’s a clip from one of my favorite stoney episodes from last season to give you a feel for how great this show is:
Check it out Aug 1st and if you need an edible to munch on while watching I recommend my Canna-Lovers Popcorn that even Martha Stewart approves of….hopefully!
Have you started playing Hempire yet? Well if you have or haven’t I got some tips and tricks for you. Like a breeding cheat sheet, your best approach from the start and some how to’s and work arounds. Read More
From the Beginning
When you first start you come into town and your friends and family are so glad that your back and doing the same thing you did before, growing weed! Except this time it’s legal!
You have a basic set up, two strains of cannabis Afghani first and Skunk soon after. A grow room, a warehouse for your buds and a shed for other things like supplies such as lights, paint, and all sorts of things your going to need to upgrade and build your Hempire.
The Priorities/Tips and Tricks
Aside from of course completing your quest which all entail selling and growing weed. The number one problem your going to face is storage so listen up:
If your warehouse is full don’t trash anything just go breed in the lab, sell to weed on wheels, visit grandmas, the bakery, or somewhere to use the resources until you open your dispensary.
When the shed is full build something and/or buy new property.
Upgrade your warehouse and shed as often as possible. To upgrade you need specific items. Say you need a watering can for example. When you hold your finger over the item you need, it will tell you where to find it. Like watering cans can be found in garbage bins. While you get jars from completing deals with the Duke of Herb. Licenses to operate or renovate you get from the Mayors Aide and so on.
Upgrade grandmas house asap. She’s your cannabutter (which you make with Afghani buds), marshmellow (with Northern lights that you create by breeding Afghani and Skunk together), cannaflour (with Skunk) and once you hit level 21 chocolate (Northern lights and Afghani) connect. And since you need bud to produce all these treats she a great option for when your warehouse is full. Just give her the bud and put her to work.
Open the bakery. Here you’ll need grandmas butter and some Skunk for cookies. Her canna flour and Chemdawg (which you create by breeding Northern Lights and Skunk together) for dank donuts and Afghani and flour for pot pies. Then at level 22 her chocolate and Hindu Kush (a cross between Northern lights and Chemdawg) for brownies. And tjis bakery is just another great way to free up space in your warehouse.
And the best way to get rid of extra product aside from selling to customers or weed on wheels is when you open the dispensary.
Next you need to build the oil factory. Here’s where you’ll make kief and at level 25 cannabis oil.
Build that Cannabis Factory which you can’t build until you reach level 18. And here is where you’ll get to make hash and wax.
What you don’t want to do it waste all your diamonds to speed things up. Just be patient. The second challenge is breeding:
Breeding Cheat Sheet:
Afghani + Skunk No 1 = Northern Lights
Northern Lights + Chemdawg = Hindu Kush
Northern Lights + Skunk No 1 = Chemdawg
Hindu Kush + Chemdawg = Sour Diesel
Hindu Kush + Sour Diesel = Haze
Haze + Sour Diesel = G13 Haze
G13 Haze + Chemdawg = Jack Herer
Breeding isn’t all about creating new strains either. You need to breed to strengthen your strains. When is comes to increasing your strains potency, aroma and pain relieve you need to understand that you only strengthen the mother with a strong father.
The game is fun and very addictive. It’s a great way to feel what it’s like to live in a legal state. You see what I’ve been saying, that there are still rules to this, legal or not because your going to have several police encounters as you play. And you learn about the medicinal purposes of each strain too. Such as patients turn to Afghani , the potent indica to treat insomnia, pain and stress. While Sour Diesel is a sativa used to fade away depression to long-lasting relief. Some really interesting stuff in this game and it’s great to play at the beach, at home and even while enjoying some weed yourself too!
Tell me what you think about Hempire in the comments below and if you’re looking for me in the community cafe my screen name is Smokette ! Bet you guys could of figured that out huh?