How To Turn Water Into Wine Using Mind Power

Today is Friday, and yesterday was Thursday, and lately around here that means it’s time for Uncle Buck’s cooking class at Magnolia Wellness in Orangevale. Due to the festive nature of the season, Uncle Buck was showing us how to make Christmas tree decorations. OK, they were really Electric Rice Krispie Treat Balls, where “electric” […]

Cannabis Cooking Tips From Uncle Buck

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to learn some cooking tips from one of the best: Sacramento’s own favorite Uncle Buck. Uncle Buck is known for making delicious, healthy, and consistENTly medicated edibles, from butter to cookies to…trail mix! He’ll be giving these free classes at Magnolia Wellness for the next few Thursdays, and if […]

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Old Hippie’s Definitive Guide To CBD

If you’re one of the people who needs cannabis regularly for medical purposes, you should know that the wonderful healing substance dismissed by the government as “weed” is made of a number of compounds known as cannabinoids, which all have different effects on the human body. If you’re someone looking out for a good time…stick […]

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Old Hippie Makes Nutella Firecrackers

So there I was, just sitting around after going shopping. Some thought was annoying me, attempting to claw its way into my consciousness…wait! My wife had asked me to pick her up some graham crackers, and I just realized that those are the base ingrediENT in firecrackers! Now, back in the sixties and seventies, nobody cooked […]

How To Make A Banana Spliff

My awesome son, the one who keeps coming up with great drink and food combinations, has really outdone himself this time. The combination of his recipe, and my punnish title for it, is only exceeded by the amazingness of the taste and texture of the actual food. So: first you cook yourself a chapati, which […]

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Trip Report: International Cannabis and Hemp Expo

Live! From the Famed Cow Palace Near San Francisco! Well, that’s what I was thinking about doing…live-blogging the whole experience. But since this blog hasn’t officially launched yet, and I wasn’t even sure they’d have free WiFi down there (they did BTW, and it worked great inside), I decided not to give myself anything to […]

Jimboy's Tacos

Tonight I watched the new Futurama (catch that “toke his medicine” line?) while eating an enchilada plate from Jimboy’s Tacos (“the Mexican fast food joint that doesn’t fuck up your orders like Taco Bell and actually tastes like real food, try the fish tacos OMG”). While my wife was sleeping in the other room. Drink: […]

Tripping Balls, Whee!

OK, it is possible to get to tripping status with cannabis. It’s even possible to do this by smoking it, although it’s quite difficult to smoke that much, in general. The way to do that is to eat it. Not raw marijuana itself, but cooked into something edible containing oil or fat (and preferably yummy) […]