Reading Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 12 People
- 1/2 Cup Cannabis Infused Butter
- Stock Chicken, Turkey, or Veg
- Big Skillet
- 2 Onions Thinly Sliced
- 2 Tablespoons Rosemary Chopped
- 1/2 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
- 1/3 Cup Flour
- Container for storage
- Cheesecloth for straining
Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s rich with traditions. Families and friends gather together to enjoy each other’s company and express their gratitude towards one another. Televisions emit various football games and “Black Friday” commercials, as the family kitchen becomes a hotbox of seasonal flavors and scents. Yeah, this is one holiday you can count on for endless traditions.Personally, one of my favorite Turkey Day traditions is something that a lot of fellow smokers also partake in. While it may differ from family to family, the main thing I look forward to on this fateful day, is my pre-dinner “walk.”
SEE ALSO: Get Ready For The “Big Game” With THC Buffalo Wings This usually occurs when I hear that dinner is going to be ready within an hour. At this point, me and some equally-stoney family members and friends, excuse ourselves from the household altogether. Obviously, the goal here is to avoid being seen on the way out, but should any curious family members genuinely inquire about our destination, the best answer has, and always will be, “going on a walk.”For those who aren’t exactly “picking up what I’m putting down” I’m referring to us going out for a quick smoke session before dinner is served. This quick stone-and-stroll around the block always serves for some quality conversation and hearty laughs. SEE ALSO: Step-By-Step Recipe For THC Crab Cakes And it's the perfect time of day to do it. People are busy inside their kitchens at this time, putting the finishing touches on their bird. Or, they’re like us, and going on a blaze-and-graze of their very own, in order to muster up a massive amount of hunger for that enormous dinner that awaits them. In which case, we merely offer them a smoke-filled nod of appreciation, as we continue our quick lap back to the house for some truly amazing food of our own. I mean, if you ask me, Thanksgiving just isn’t “Thanksgiving” without a “walk.”Speaking of, I firmly believe that this November holiday wouldn’t be as beloved as it is without its main component. And no, I’m not talking about turkey. I’m talking about everybody’s favorite dinner table superstar: gravy.Gravy just takes everything it touches to new heights of enjoyability with the utmost ease. That savory sauce never fails to brighten up a dish. That’s probably why it’s been a mainstay on Thanksgiving tables for centuries. While this brown boat of greatness is basically untouchable when it comes to Turkey Day, I have a way to increase its value tenfold – and it has everything to do with THC. SEE ALSO: Impress Your Friends With Some Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Banana Muffins We’re about to make some Cannabis Gravy, my fellow pilgrims. Excited? You better be, because this recipe is guaranteed to be a hit at the dinner table when that late autumn holiday rolls around. So tighten up those buckled hats, and let’s get down to business.But before we start breaking out the pots and the pans, we are going to have to make sure we have some THC-infused butter. Without that, this will just be a normal serving of yawn-worthy gravy. You can easily pick up some cannabis butter from your local dispensary. Most locations have more than a few tubs of this stuff, so feel free to stock up if that is the route you are choosing to take.Personally, I find myself so inspired by holidays, like Thanksgiving, that I’m damn near compelled to whip up a batch of my own. If you are wondering how to do the same, the process couldn’t be easier.While most of these recipes wait until the mid-to-end part of the process to add the cannabis-infused butter, we’re kicking things off with it for this gravy. This Cannabis Gravy is not only a delicious way to elevate your already-amazing Turkey Day, but it’s a super tasty way to get even higher during the meal.
THC-Iinfused Butter Instructions
- First, you’ll need to grab a cup’s worth of ground cannabis, along with another cup full of melted, non-medicated butter. In a saucepan, place your buds.
- It is abundantly critical that you never exceed a heat of 240° on the burner. Doing so, would only burn your cannabis. Instead, keep it at that level, and the psychoactive components will activate within your shredded flowers. This process, known as decarboxylation, activates your flowers and makes them ready to share their potency.
- Then, add in your melted butter, and stir it in as thoroughly as you can. You’ll want to evenly distribute that THC goodness within it, so don’t be shy about hitting this up with some quality stirring action. After the THC is all over that melted butter, it’s time to strain and store this bad boy.
- In order to do this, you’ll want to have a container and some cheesecloth ready. Through the cheesecloth, pour in that newly-activated butter concoction into you container.
- Throw that container in the refrigerator, until it reaches a buttery consistency that meets your liking, and that’s that.
Now that you have some THC butter, we can move onto this Cannabis Gravy recipe (finally).
- In that big ol’ skillet of yours, you’re going to want to melt that infused butter. But be sure to do it over a low heat setting. Burning this butter would be a massive let-down, so keep a good eye on the temperature.
- Once that potent melted butter has reached maximum melty-ness, grab those thinly sliced onions, and toss ‘em in the skillet. Before tossing anything else in, allow this ingredient to simmer amongst its new buttery roommate for a little bit – I would say for ten minutes or so.
- Then, you’ll want to procure those wonderful herbs known as, sage and rosemary. In the quantities mentioned above in the ingredients, throw them both into the skillet. Again, you’ll want to allow these newly-added flavors to mix and mingle with the contents of the skillet for another ten minute period.
- Trust me, when you finally taste this amazing gravy, all of that sautéing will be well worth it.
- At this point, you have a skillet full of flavor. Which means it is time to add in the flour, to help this thicken up a touch. After you toss in the flour, pick up your most trusted whisk, and whisk it all up for an entire minute. Once that sixty-second mark has been reached, grab your stock of choice, and gently add some into the mix.
- You’ll want to do this at a gradual pace, and be sure to stir while you’re doing it. This will help the gravy thicken, while simultaneously ridding itself of those Godforsaken “lumps” that tend to show up every now and then.
- While the finish line to this recipe is in sight, there is still one more thing you must do before you can call it a day, and serve this infused gravy to your friends and family.
- You’ll want to add in that vinegar from the ingredients list, and let it simmer for no more than 15 minutes. Again, make sure that stove is still on a low heat setting.
- When that 15 minutes is over, salt and pepper to your liking, and that’s it.
- You have just created Cannabis Gravy that can easily be enjoyed by 8-12 people.
- Happy holidays, my fellow enthusiasts.
Calories: 1941kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 7mg