4 Things You Must Have Before You Start Baking

Are you ready to start baking? Not so fast, there are some things you need to make sure you have before you're ready to start baking!

First Make Sure You Have the Herbs

First and foremost, you need to make sure you have the right herbs, and by that…well you know what I mean. You have to make sure that you have the grass to spare because you will need more than you probably have on hand. Your standard batch of cannabutter typically calls for an ounce of dried flower and an ounce and a half of trim, so you may have to stock up. If you know anyone who grows, ask them to give you their leftover trim. Chances are they are not using it.

Have the Right Strain

You can’t start baking with just any herbs, you have to make sure that you use the right ones. If your recipe calls for nutmeg, then you wouldn’t substitute it for coriander, would you?  If you’re making cookies to help you fall asleep, then you’re not going to use an energetic sativa like Green Crack in your recipe. Research different strains you might want to use. This will also ensure you get the dosage right.

An Oven with a Timer

If you have an oven with a timer, then you already have a quarter of what you need to start baking. It’s seriously that simple. Make sure that when you do start baking, you’re going to have the kitchen to yourself for several hours. You’re going to make a huge mess, and if you have pissy roommates, you may want to wait until they’re at work or out of town for the weekend.

The Right Math

Before you start baking, it is especially important to make sure that you’ve got the right math. You have to get your dosages right, or you’re going to have a bad time. If you use too much green, you risk having a bad experience. You could end up getting way too high off of eating one edible and possibly give yourself a panic attack. On the other hand, if you don’t use enough you’ll end up with some seriously weak treats.

Lastly, Some Science

Before you start baking, I’ll need to ask you: Do you know what decarboxylation is? If you don’t then you should look up how to do it and/or bake with someone who does. You know why raw cannabis doesn’t get you high? It’s because it hasn’t been decarboxylated. As you may remember from biology or chemistry, decarboxylization is just a fancy term for heating something up. You’re removing a carboxyl group from the THC. You do it every time you light a bowl. My point is that you should research the basics before you jump in. Otherwise you might see a recipe call for a term that you’ve never heard of and feel completely lost.

Image Source: Green Rush Daily

What else do you need before you can start baking? Tell us below in the comment section!

Comments for 4 Things You Must Have Before You Start Baking



Organic Cannabis: All You Need To Know

If we're putting cannabis into our bodies, we should ensure that it's free from harmful toxins. Here's all you need to know about organic cannabis.

13 Slang Terms You Need To Know

Once you enter the wonderful world of weed you'll hear new slang terms. Some are easy to figure out and others are not. Here are some you need to know.

Most Potent Pot: Why is Cannabis so Much Stronger Now?

Our cannabis is twenty times stronger than it was fourty years ago. So why is it so much stronger now? How did we end up with such potent pot?

Drinking Weed Can Help Soothe These Ailments

Sipping on marijuana tea is a healthy way to yield extreme health benefits. Drinking weed can also help soothe these ailments.

THC Explained: It’s Benefits and Effects

THC Explained! With medical and adult use marijuana sweeping the nation, one has to beg the question…is THC all its cracked up to be?

Cannabis Ease Anxiety? Here is what we know.

Cannabis ease anxiety? Yes, marijuana can actually help you with angst. Here are the top strains to help relieve your anxious mind.

Venture capital investors betting big on cannabis

As the cannabis industry is becoming mainstream venture capital investors are becoming more interested in the green world. We got the scoop.

Cannabis for Autism: Here is How Cannabis Can Help Children

Can cannabis really benefit children with autism? Studies have shown that it can. We have the facts about medical marijuana and autism.

Introduction To Terpenes In Cannabis

What are Terpenes? You hear about it everywhere but do you know what terpenes are? No worries, we got a introduction to terpenes.

Unpacking Weed’s Effect On Memory

Have you ever wondered about weed's effect on memory loss? Here's how it affects our memory and how it can help Alzheimer's patients.

20 Things Stoners Love About Fall

It's fall, which for many of us means our favorite time of year. The leaves are beautiful and the candy is abundant, Here's what we love about fall.

Raw marijuana won’t get you high, but you should still eat it

Many people add raw marijuana to their diet - it provides nutrients for your body without getting you high. Here's why you should eat raw marijuana.

Breaking the Mold: How Women are Changing Up the Weed industry

Women's Cannabis Fashion, Women's Cannabis Beauty Products and Women's Strains are just some of the reasons women changing the weed industry.

Exploring the Connections Between Cannabis and Spirituality

Are you interested in exploring the connection between cannabis and spirituality? Then you have to read this full story about how it can change your life.

Weed Munchies: The Best Foods when you’re High

We all know how weed munchies can drive you crazy, here are top picks for the perfect munchies to enjoy at the peak of your high.

Connect with Society Kush

Get some dope in your inbox. Sign up for our Newsletter!