Time to Get Baking: Marijuana Makes a Splash in the Food Industry

Move over, kale. There’s a new leafy green rising to fame in the food world — but you won’t be able to find it at your local grocery store.

Move over, kale. There’s a new leafy green rising to fame in the food world — but you won’t be able to find it at your local grocery store. You’ll need to know a guy.

Around the country, more chefs and home cooks are incorporating cannabis into their cooking — and we’re not just talking about brownies.

The New York Times reports that “cooking with cannabis is emerging as a legitimate and very lucrative culinary pursuit.” Skilled cooks are leaving jobs at respected restaurants to experiment with innovative ways to infuse marijuana into dishes that one might expect from a five-star restaurant, and major publishing houses are exploring cookbook projects.

– Read the entire article at Washington’s Top News.