Cannabis Cheri: Marijuana Mashed Potatoes; Cooking with Trimmings 

By  Cheri Sicard

 November 7, 2021


Hi Everyone!

I have gotten a lot of emails lately about cooking with trimmings.  Perhaps it’s because it is harvest season.  I have some tips below, along with some marvelous marijuana mashed potato recipes.

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Increasing Potency When Cooking with Trimmings

Dear Cheri,

 I’ve grown 18 very nice plants that have rooted and become exceptional cannabis plants. In the process prior to harvesting the buds, we accumulated a whole lot of trimmings. It’s second quality not like the dried and cured buds now. We have experience making cookies in the past with store bought top shelf cannabis and of course this was great.  But when we tried to make cookies with the cannabis trimmings, the THC value was quite mild even when eating a full big cookie. Do you have any thoughts on how to increase the potency when cooking with cannabis trimmings? 

Get the answer here.

Marijuana Trim

Estimating THC Percentages in Trimmings and Shake

Dear Cheri,

I was just gifted some shake for cooking.  I took your free online dosing class that talks about estimating THC percentages.  How would I estimate shake as opposed to flowers?  How about trimmings as I have friends who grow who sometimes give me their trim?



Get the answer to how to estimate THC percentages in trimming and shake here.

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Marijuana Mashed Potato

Marijuana Mashed Potatoes

I think of all the savory recipes on my website, Marijuana Mashed Potatoes are the clear winner.  No wonder.  Who doesn’t LOVE mashed potatoes?  And with Mary Jane’s special ingredient, they’re even better!  Check out my favorite Marijuana Mashed Potato recipes below.

Marijuana Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic, Sour Cream and Chives

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