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Archive for May 2019

Trichome Tribune – Memorial Day Deals, Canna-Smores and More!

Volume 1 | Issue 5 | 05-24-2019

This week at Cannabis City, we are gearing up for the holiday weekend and running a variety of promotions to assure you have the best Memorial Day yet! Scroll down to learn more about our holiday deals, our tour of Sky High, our featured product DOSE oil, where to go to ask our Dr. your cannabis questions, and how to up your smores game!


Sky High Gardens

This week Cannabis City had the opportunity to tour Sky High Gardens! Located right down the street from our store, they pride themselves on growing only the highest quality cannabis. One way they assure this is by harvesting product every 16 days. This way, they always have the freshest product available. They also have a 45-day glass cure on all their buds, which reduces the harshness of the smoke and creates a better tasting product. As if that isn’t enough, Sky High Gardens finishes it right and hand rolls each-and-every pre-roll. It doesn’t get much more handcrafted than that! View the video below to learn more about this great local company.


Dose Oil

Dose utilized both the SuperCritical CO2 process and a proprietary HydroCarbon extraction method.  Our CO2 process encompasses our sophisticated post-processing techniques resulting in a superior and safer way to enjoy the Cannabis plant. The Dose Extract team has years of experience in both Medical and Adult Use products.  We have run literally thousands of extractions on the most state of the art equipment money can buy.

Our automation and skills give us excellent and consistent test results and satisfied customers.  Taste and feel the Dose difference!

Dose Oil currently supplies Cannabis City with Co2 and distillate cartridges, hydrocarbon wax and both of their topicals; CBD Lotion and CBD Massage Cream.


The Dr. is In!

Dr. James has been a nurse practitioner for over 20 years and is the owner and founder of Cannabis City. To help better serve you, we now have a section on our website that allows our customers to ask him questions.

Ask Dr. Lathrop


Step up your smores game with 4.20 bar minis!

Our simple and easy recipe is sure to make your Memorial Day the best one yet! 
CLICK HERE to view recipe.

The Future is Now with Online Ordering.

Have you checked out our online ordering? Not only can you skip the lines, but we also have online only deals. Preorder online from our website www.cannabiscity.us/menu


Canna-Smores

This recipe is as simple as it is delicious, and perfect for a summer night. We used Dark Chocolate Hazelnut 4.20 Bar Mini’s for an extra special kick!

Ingredients

  • 1 bag 4.20 Bar Mini’s
  • 5 Gram Crackers
  • 10 Marshmallows
  • 1 Campfire
  • Roasting Stick

Split Graham Crackers into four bite-sized pieces. Roast marshmallows one at a time over a campfire. Place one 4.20 mini on one cracker, cover with hot marshmallow, top with additional cracker. Enjoy!

Trichome Tribune – An Infused Coconut Oil Summer & Mother’s Day Deals!

Volume 1 | Issue 4 | 05-10-2019

The record highs and beautiful skies we have been enjoying these past few days have everyone at Cannabis City thinking of summer. One of our favorite flavors of summer is coconut. It tastes great, it’s a healthy fat, and it smells great on your skin. This week we are featuring one of our favorite coconut products and a delicious recipe made with cannabis-infused coconut oil. We are also going to talk about Delta-8-THC and why it is making its way onto the scene at Washington shops more and more. Scroll down to learn more about our Mother’s Day promotions as well, and treat her to something different this year!

Double Delicious Infusionz Topicals

Double Delicious Infusionz Topical is a staff favorite at Cannabis City. Each vial contains 100mg of pure THC/CBD oil. These high-quality oils are mixed with only the finest and purest MCT coconut oil. Infuse all of your favorite things! Cream/Gel, Shampoo/Conditioner, Lotions or take a THC/CBD Bath! Available in Sativa (orange), Indica (purple), Hybrid (green) and CBD.


Cannabis Chocolate covered Strawberries

Cannabis Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Just in time for Mother’s Day Cannabis City has put together a delicious and beautiful recipe perfect for mom. We infuse our chocolate covered strawberries by using high-quality cannabis coconut oil for an extra special treat. Treat your mom this weekend with this easy recipe.
CLICK HERE to view recipe.


Come to Cannabis City this weekend and grab an infused gift box for mom!


Delta 8

You probably already know that cannabis contains 100+ cannabinoids, but until recently, only a couple (THC & CBD) have been available in large enough quantities to be extracted for regular use. Understanding that there are so many other components, with so many potential benefits, drives us to find new ways to unlock all of these “other” rare cannabinoids. We are going to talk specifically about Delta 8 tetrahydrocannabinol .

Delta-8-THC is making its way onto the scene at Washington shops more and more because of the different effect it has compared to both “regular” THC (Delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol ) and even CBD (Cannabidiol). Delta 8 is known to connect to both CB1 and CB2 receptors in our bodies. Consumers of Delta 8 THC report experiencing pervasive body sensations, relaxation, and clear-headedness with a lower psychotropic effect than Delta 9. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9Zh65FcIkg


The Future is Now with Online Ordering.

Have you checked out our online ordering? Not only can you skip the lines, but we also have online only deals. Preorder online from our website www.cannabiscity.us/menu


Cannabis Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Cannabis Chocolate covered Strawberries

These cannabis-infused chocolate covered strawberries are as tasty as they are beautiful. The key ingredient is high-quality cannabis infused coconut oil. For a Keto friendly version omit white chocolate and use 3 cups 70%-90% dark chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons cannabis infused coconut oil
  • crushed peanuts

Melt each Chocolate with one tablespoon cannabis infused coconut oil in a double boiler on the stove or in the microwave. I found the microwave to be much faster and less mess with the same results. The double boiler is nice because you can add more to it quickly and it stays warm.

Dip strawberries in one chocolate, place on wax paper atop a cookie sheet and drizzle with the other chocolate alternating as you go. Roll some in peanuts or add sprinkles! Once all are complete place them in the fridge to cool for 15 minutes. Enjoy!

Cooking with Kief

Canna-Butter Recipe

Kief is a great choice when it comes to cooking with cannabis. Though kief, the shiny and unprocessed yet still very cannabinoid concentrated resin glands off of the actual buds, still contains terpenes, it does not impart quite the punch of cannabis flavor to food that extracting a fresh bud will. It is also much more quickly prepared for cooking. To prep any type of cannabis for cooking, it must go through decarboxylation, or decarbing. That’s a long word that means we apply heat for a set amount of time in order to activate the psychoactive cannabinoid, THC. Kief is a 10 minute prep time, it melts readily into fats and requires no straining of plant material.
Before making the kief butter, you must first decarboxylate the kief.

Preheat oven to 300° F.

  1. Place kief in an oven safe container, and cover.
  2. Bake for 7 minutes.
  3. Allow to cool with cover on.

Once decarboxylated, the THC in the kief is active, as in psychoactive, meaning it will now produce the euphoric feeling most commonly described as being “high.” This same procedure can also be used to decarb hash oil, shatter, or wax.

Kief Butter Recipe

Ingredients

• l/2 lb Unsalted Butter
• l gram decarboxylated Kief (from home supply or purchase from legal retailer)

Equipment:

• Small saucepan

l. Place butter into the saucepan and heat over medium heat until thoroughly melted.

2. Add the decarboxylated kief, and stir until dissolved. Do not continue cooking once the kief is dissolved into the butter.

3. Pour kief butter into silicone cupcake liners, and freeze them for fresh storage.

The liners will pop right off, are reusable, and each one is naturally l/4 cup= 4 Tbsps, leaving it incredibly easy to measure for your next recipe. This butter will stay good in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Making edibles at home is all about experimenting, and learning what works best for you. Start with baking for 10 minutes and eating a low dose when you prepare a treat. For a stronger butter, use¼ cup or¼ pound when preparing. For a lighter dose use l cup or l lb. Novice users should wait 90 minutes after consuming the first dose, before considering having some more.

Each time you cook with cannabis, write down what you did in step-by-step format. Include how much you consumed and what the strength or dosage was. Also, keep notes on how you felt each time so that you can adjust dosing to understand your comfort levels.

Ma Po Tofu

  • 1 Package Silken Tofu
  • 1 cup ground beef
  • 2 Tbs canna-butter (our recipe here)
  • 1 1/2 Tbs garlic bl. bean paste
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns
  • 2 chili peppers fresh or dried
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • ½ Tbs hot sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1″ ginger, minced
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 2 Tbs water
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • White Rice on the side
  • Cilantro and Sesame Seeds for garnish

Cut tofu in small cubes and blanch for one minute in salted water, use a colander to avoid breaking up the cubes. Handle gently, it will be very delicate. A rice paddle is great for scooping up tofu chunks. Stir water and constarch together and put aside.

Toast peppercorns, chili peppers, and pepper flakes in a dry pan until fragrant.

Grind in a mortar and pestle until powdered.

Heat hot sesame oil in the pan and add garlic, ginger, and half of the scallions. Add the beef and cook until browned. Stir in pastes, half of the spice mixture, veggie fat and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.

Slip in the tofu cubes and stir well to incorporate. Simmer mixture for another 5 minutes, stir in cornstarch mixture and simmer 1-2 more minutes until thickened.

Serve spooned over white rice, garnish with remaining spice powder and scallions and lightly chopped cilantro. Inhale.

I can already hear people worried about the heat/spice levels in my head, but I assure you, with this type of food, adventure is key. This is already adjusted by half! What may initially feel like an assault on your tastebuds becomes a symphony after a few bites to temper the waters. It would really be a tragedy to not experience the wonder and glory that is MaPo Tofu covered in cilantro and scallions or garlic greens.